On April 30th 2005 the Carteret Fire Department will he holding our 2nd Annual Safe Kids Day in honor of New Jersey State Trooper Christopher Scales who was killed in the line of duty while enforcing the usage of seatbelts at Interchange 12 on the NJ Turnpike. The event will be held from 12-4pm. There will be a helicopter landing and display by the New Jersey State Police along with various State Police Units and a demo by the NJSP SWAT Team. There will be displays of apparatus from local fire, EMS and Police Depts and special equipment from various agencies including the New Jersey State Police, displays and demonstrations, activities for children including the fire safety trailer as well as giveaways, refreshments, food and music. The rain date for this event is May 1st.

For directions, more information of if your Department would like to participate by coming or supplying a demonstration or a piece of apparatus or vehicle, contact event coordinator Susan at email bodnars@carteret.net.