The Watauga County Emergency Fest will take place this Saturday June 4, 2016 from 10am to 2pm at the Peacock Lot (formerly known as the Raley Lot) on the ASU campus. In its 13th year, and presented by the Watauga County Firefighters Association, Emergency Fest goal is to bring awareness to the community of the capabilities of emergency services in the High Country. Departments included in the event are: Police, Fire, Rescue, HAZMAT, Red Cross, Ski Patrol, MADD, NRLP, NC Forestry, State Disaster Response, and Medical Services.
The event is open to the general public and there is no charge to attend.
Emergency Fest offers something for all ages:
Fire extinguisher training
Medical Evacuation Helicopter displays
Interactive fire-fighting skills for kids
Drunk buster and texting while driving challenges by our State Highway Patrol
Bounce houses for the kids
Live demolition display by the Wilkes County Bomb Squad
Electrical Safety and Bucket Lift Rides by New River Light and Power
Live Large Scale Vehicle Extrication exercise
A scavenger hunt complete with free giveaways when completed, and much, much more.
For more information see Watauga County Emergency Fest facebook page.
Come support your local Emergency Service Personnel and Volunteers and have a lot of fun in the process!
Photos/video from past Emergency Fest: Kenneth Reece
Photos from Watauga County Emergency Fest facebook page