The Polk Township Vol. Fire Co. knows that kids are fascinated with fire trucks. Taking advantage of that, the fire company uses it to help them deliver the message of the importance of fire safety.
Lt. Christian Lenway of Polk VFC is the chairman of its Fire Prevention Program and coordinator of the event.
"We organize an annual program with the West End VFC at the Pleasant Valley School District elementary schools. Last week was Fire Prevention Week. We took fire trucks to the elementary schools and we spoke to 1,100 K-2nd grade students. We talked to them about smoke detectors use an