MANSFIELD — Students at the elementary school were visited Friday by the local Fire Department that provided some fire safety tips in honor of Fire Prevention Month.
Franklin Fire Company No. 1 Firefighter Joe VanMater explains what purpose the brim of the back of the helmet serves to students during a Fire Prevention Safety Week demonstra´tion at Mansfield Township Elementary School on Friday. Third-grader Caitlin Fleming tries on the turnout gear.
The message of this year’s week — working smoke alarms save lives — encourages children and adults alike to implement behaviors that prevent fires and strategies to use in the event of a fire.