Rio Rico Firefighters host community safety event - Tucson News Now

Rio Rico Firefighters host community safety event

Bicycle safety tips from Rio Rico Firefighters (Source: Rio Rico Fire District) Bicycle safety tips from Rio Rico Firefighters (Source: Rio Rico Fire District)
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Bicycle helmets and gear ready for handout to event participants. (Source: Rio Rico Fire District) Bicycle helmets and gear ready for handout to event participants. (Source: Rio Rico Fire District)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Desert Shadows Middle School hosted a Rio Rico Fire District community safety event, on Feb. 22.  

The school, located in the Pena Blanca Highlands community, was the site of an event to teach safety to youth of all ages.  In addition to teaching attendees about fire safety, firefighters handed out bicycle helmets to children of all ages, and walked a bicycle safety course with the riders, to ensure they knew the 'rules of the road'. 

Also on hand was the Nogales Suburban Fire District, who kept guests cool with water games courtesy of their brush truck. 

Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks were provided for the event by the Rio Rico Firefighters Union Local 4631.

Events like this are held annually to ensure the Rio Rico community is up to date on safety equipment and the daily activities of its fire district.

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