The Escondido Fire Department took part in the 9th Annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 27. Healthy Kids Day is the nation’s largest celebration of health of its kind, celebrated at nearly 1,600 YMCAs. Healthy Kids Day is an open air festival in the heart of Escondido that celebrates youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This year’s Healthy Kids Day promoted an exciting and fun approach to a healthy lifestyle that begins in childhood and continues on in to our adult years. The event included a variety of activities in combination with raffles, a bounce house, nutrition and fitness demonstrations, dancing, music, and so much more. Fire Department personnel were on hand to share fire and life safety information and award prizes to those who visited its booth.