NFPA Mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog, Makes a Special Visit to Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada

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Today the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)’s official mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog®, kicked off the first day of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada’ssummer programwith a special fire prevention assembly at the James Clubhouse. Sparky the puppet taught approximately 50 children the importance of smoke alarm safety and passed out fire hats and coloring books. Sparky also wagged his tail to a fun fire song, “What’s that sound?”reminding the children that if you hear a “beep, beep, beep, if there’s a fire, got to move your feet!.”

 

The North Las Vegas Fire Department made an appearance and gave the children a tour of the fire engine and demonstrations of the equipment. Sparky, the crew, NFPA representatives, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada representatives and the children gathered around and snapped a group photo.

 

Sparky is in Las Vegas this week to support the NFPA Conference & Expo, June 9-12 at Mandalay Bay. The NFPA Conference & Expo gathers leading experts for the most comprehensive educational event in fire, life and electrical safety, offering practical knowledge during more than 150 session and in-depth seminars. For more information about the NFPA Conference & Expo, please visit http://www.nfpa.org/training/nfpa-conference-and-expo.

Sparky and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada1 Sparky and NFPA Representative, Judy Comoletti1 Sparky teaching Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada1 Sparky, NFPA Representatives, North Las Vegas Fire Department, BGCSNV1

 

Photo credit: National Fire Protection Association

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NFPA Mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog, Makes a Special Visit to Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada
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Today the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)’s official mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog®, kicked off the first day of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada’ssummer programwith a special fire prevention assembly at the James Clubhouse.

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