Mini Muster 1
With the help of firefighter Jarrett Murray, second-grader Jeran
Gainer takes hold of a fire hose and sprays water at a cone during
the Northwest Fire/Rescue District’s annual Mini Muster fire-safety
exercises. Throughout October, firefighters are visiting 15
elementary schools and mixing fun and games with practical
Mini Muster 2
Viviana Lee makes her way over a pool of water in an obstacle
Mini Muster 3
Wallace Graf jumps through a window in a fire-safety obstacle
course. Kids start in a bed, and at the sound of a smoke alarm
beep, they check a door for heat, jump through a window, and then
make their way over a pool of water on a plank.
Mini Muster 4
During a bucket brigade team race, Gage Rasmussen tries to pull
a bucket filled with water out of one bin and take it to another at
Estes Elementary School in Marana.
Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:00 am
If second-graders are going to learn about fire safety, you
probably need to get them wet so the information will soak in.
Throughout October and in honor of Fire Prevention Week, the
Northwest Fire/Rescue District is visiting 15 elementary schools
for its annual Mini Muster fire-safety day.
Each exercise combines basic firefighting skills with fun.
Second-graders shoot water from a fire hose at a cone, which
represents a fire. They are blindfolded and have to navigate along
a fire hose. They get wet carrying buckets of water in a bucket
Students also race along a fire-safety obstacle course and get
to practice home-escape skills.
It’s no wonder the children look forward to participating in
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:00 am.