Shopper News Published 3:06 PM EDT Oct 25, 2018 What’s new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We’ll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your community. Check back throughout the week. KARNS Fire safety made fun at Karns Elementary Nancy Anderson, Shopper News correspondent The nearly 1,400 students at Karns Elementary School got a little excitement the week of Oct. 15 as members of the Karns Fire Department visited to give all the kids interactive fire safety lessons. Nearly 500 kids a day made their way through four stations designed to teach them specific fire safety skills. The first station was an exercise in “stop, drop, cover, and roll.” “Stop, drop, and roll is a little different than it used to be,” said Assistant Chief Jim Dyer. We’ve added ‘cover’ to it because we want them to protect their face against smoke and fire. The important thing is to get them to stop running. That just fans the flames. Running is an impulse, so we have them practice it again and again until it becomes second nature.” Station two was filled with excitement as firefighter Greg Parton demonstrated what a firefighter looks like… Read full this story
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