Event Update: Apopka’s Public Safety Day Postponed Due to Expected Rain

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSApopka Fire DepartmentApopka Police DepartmentCity of ApopkaPostponedPublic Safety DayRescheduled Previous articleSpring Break is Over, Has Senioritis kicked in?Next articleApopka Police Inspect Local Gas Stations for Debit Card Skimmers Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR From the City of ApopkaThe 2016 Public Safety Day is postponed due to heavy rain expected this Saturday.The forecast for the Apopka area calls for a 60 percent chance of rain on Saturday with showers and a possible thunderstorm, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.The annual event held outside at Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex – is now rescheduled for Saturday, April 30th.Join the Apopka police and fire departments on April 30th for a fun-filled day with emergency vehicles and equipment, interactive exhibits and live demonstrations of public safety services.Get up close with fire trucks, police cars, crime-scene van, rescue vehicle, mobile command unit and fire training tower. See the fire department’s massive tower truck with its 95-foot ladder, or the new heavy rescue vehicle.Watch demonstrations of the police emergency response team, SWAT and canine officers. The fire department will present a mock vehicle extrication and a fire tower demonstration.Kids can compete for prizes with Big Wheel races. Try on fire gear and a SWAT suit. Practice with a fire hose. Get finger-printed. See Sparky the Fire Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog. Meet Apopka’s police officers and firefighters. Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your name here Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more