The American Red Cross, Pasadena Fire Department, LA County Fire Department, California Highway Patrol and Safe Kids LA Will Provide Safety Tips for the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.
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WHEN: Thursday, May 24, 2007
WHERE: Robinson Park (Pool Area)
1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. (Between Hammond and Morton)
Pasadena, CA 91103
WHO: American Red Cross
Pasadena Fire Dept.
LA County Fire Dept.
California Highway Patrol
Pasadena Police Department
Safe Kids LA
Pasadena Human Services & Recreation Dept.
LA County Parks & Recreation
Department of Water and Power
Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF)
The American Red Cross and the Pasadena Fire Department will
host a joint news conference with experts who will provide
life-saving tips for the 2007 Memorial Day holiday weekend
including: water safety, preventing drunk driving; brush
clearance for hillside residents (wildfire safety); first aid
for burn victims; and what law enforcement officials are
planning to ensure Southland streets and highways safe as the
unofficial start of summer kicks off.
-- Robinson Park pool in the background (Some of about 40 area
kids participating in the event will be in the pool to
learn about water safety.)
-- There will be CPR/First Aid and fire safety demos. (The
Fire Department will show how an unattended barbecue grill
can be a fire hazard.)
-- On display:
Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV)
Red Cross Canteen (Will provide water bottles, soda and
Fire Engine and Truck
Swift Water Rescue Devices
-- Firefighters grilling hotdogs for participants and the