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Free Family Fun with Fire Departments June 28

Parking lot filled with firefighters, big trucks and fast cars for 15th Annual King County Fire Department Kids Day

SEATTLE, – The King County Fire & Life Safety Association is hosting the 16th Annual King County Fire Department Kids Day at the Museum on June 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Museum’s Parking Lot turns into a colorful carnival of big trucks and the friendly firefighters who use them. Kids of all ages can climb aboard the fire equipment on display and meet the men and women who always come to the rescue. Special guests include Smokey Bear.

King County Fire Department Kids DayParticipants include many of the local fire departments and rescue units with their trucks, boats, cruisers and helicopters. Visitors are encouraged meet the men and women who serve them. Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard the vehicles, talk with firefighters and rescue personnel, and learn fire and life safety skills through fun activities. The Safety Zone will teach children safety skills, while providing adults with life-saving information. Free fire fighter caps and badges for the kids.

King County E911, Tukwila Fire Dept. – fire engine and rescue boat, Tukwila PD – Mobile Command Unit and/or SWAT vehicle, Bellevue Fire Dept. – fire engine, Washington Poison Center – Mr. Yuk booth, King Co. Police Union, King County Fire Dept. 20 – fire engine, Tri-Med Ambulance – ambulance, SeaTac PD – police car and booth, Washington State Police – police car, King Co. Sheriff – Guardian One helicopter, Melanie Granforth – therapy dogs, Boeing Klowns, Ronald McDonald, Boeing Fire Dept., King Co. Airport Fire Dept.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $15 for active military, $10 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit