The West Peculiar Fire Department held an open house on Saturday, May 23 as part of EMS Week. Here is a photo gallery of the event. Pictures taken by Tyler Wornell.
A civilian attending the open house operates the lights that extend from the top of the fire truck.
Christian climbs the back of the fire truck with the assistance of a fireman.
Christian helps to load Patton into the ambulance.
The West Peculiar Fire Department uses this safety house to demonstrate how to escape a house fire safely.
A fireman talks to Christian, explaining how the ambulance stretcher is operated.
Patton is loaded into the back of an ambulance.
Pretending to stop, drop and roll at the fire station.
Axes sit on the front of the firetruck.
Patton and Christian wear fire gear during the open house.
Gloves, radios, and other gear sits in the cabin of the truck for easy access to useful tools.
A fireman locks Patton into the stretcher.
Patton being hoisted up on the stretcher.