The Escondido Fire Department recently conducted a Public Safety Event at Heritage Elementary School. Fire Prevention Staff (Sandy Bauer and Matthew Newberry), Engine 132 (Captain Portman, Engineer Terich and Firefighter Jones) and Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Manager, Jeff Murdock, provided home fire safety tips, demonstrations relating to smoke alarms, identification of fire personnel during an emergency, pre-planning for emergencies (people and animals) and emergency evacuation procedures. Shown is Engineer Terich.
Escondido firefighter interracts with elementary students.
Members of the department who took part in the presentation included (not in order) Captain Joe Portman, Firefighter Paramedic Tyler Terich, Firefighter Paramedic David Jones, Fire Prevention Specialist Sandy Bauer and Fire Prevention Specialist Matt Newberry. Photos courtesy of the Escondido Fire Dept.
Engineer Terich in full turnout gear.
Students watch in rapt attention while Engineer Terich explains what a firefighter does.