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Event Update: Apopka’s Public Safety Day Postponed Due to Expected Rain


From the City of Apopka

unnamed-51The 2016 Public Safety Day is postponed due to heavy rain expected this Saturday.

The forecast for the Apopka area calls for a 60 percent chance of rain on Saturday with showers and a possible thunderstorm, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

The annual event held outside at Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex - is now rescheduled for Saturday, April 30th.

Join the Apopka police and fire departments on April 30th for a fun-filled day with emergency vehicles and equipment, interactive exhibits and live demonstrations of public safety services.

Get up close with fire trucks, police cars, crime-scene van, rescue vehicle, mobile command unit and fire training tower. See the fire department’s massive tower truck with its 95-foot ladder, or the new heavy rescue vehicle.

Watch demonstrations of the police emergency response team, SWAT and canine officers. The fire department will present a mock vehicle extrication and a fire tower demonstration.

Kids can compete for prizes with Big Wheel races. Try on fire gear and a SWAT suit. Practice with a fire hose. Get finger-printed. See Sparky the Fire Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog. Meet Apopka’s police officers and firefighters.

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