Demonstrations will take place during Touch A Truck event on May 18, 2018
DATE – Friday, May 18, 2018
TIME – Demonstrations will take place at 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
PLACE – Jim Warren Park, 705 Boyd Mill Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064, during Touch A Truck*
WHAT – See firsthand how fire sprinklers work to put out flames! The Franklin Fire Department will conduct live fire/automatic fire sprinkler demonstrations in honor of Home Fire Sprinkler Day, utilizing their Family Safety House.
WHO – Franklin Fire Marshal Andy King will highlight recent fire sprinkler “saves” in commercial Franklin buildings, and discuss how fire sprinklers can also save lives and property in single family homes.
*ABOUT TOUCH A TRUCK
Sponsored by the City of Franklin Parks Department, trucks, equipment, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes will gather at Jim Warren Park where children of all ages, with parent supervision, will be welcome to touch, climb-on, and explore these amazing pieces of equipment. Music, inflatables and fun will also be available at this free family event. Food will also be available for purchase. The event will take place from 5 – 8 p.m., with a “No Horn Hour” from 5 – 6 p.m.
ABOUT HOME FIRE SPRINKLER DAY
Home Fire Sprinkler Day is a North America-wide campaign initiated by the National Fire Protection Association and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition to raise awareness of the growing dangers of home fires and the life-saving benefits of installing fire sprinklers in new homes. Many communities have committed to hosting events on the same day.