THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: October 12, 2016
The City of Peshtigo Fire Department entertained kindergartners from Peshtigo Elementary School at Fire Station 1 on Monday, Oct. 10. The tour was an effort to educate youngsters about fire safety during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15. The children were shown equipment and clothing firefighters wear at fires. Over 800 students from the Peshtigo School District and St. Thomas Aquinas Academy were given safety instructions. Top photo: Captain Joel Ahrens and 2nd Assistant Chief Chris Erickson are pictured with students from Peshtigo Elementary School. Bottom photo: City of Peshtigo Fire Chief Steve Anderson explains how firefighters protect victims in fires.