Firefighter Corey Mills, left, of the Mexico Fire Department tells Meroby Elementary School students Thursday about firetruckS and firefighting equipment. The visit during National Fire Prevention Week included department mascot Sparky, also known as junior firefighter Jacob Cunningham, and retired firefighter Ray Broomhall, who stand next to the truck at right.

Kody Moretto, a junior captain with the Mexico Fire Department, gives high-fives to Meroby Elementary School kindergartners Thursday during National Fire Prevention Week. Moretto and firefighter Jamee Theriault showed a video on fire safety and explained how to be safe during a fire and how to prevent fires. Moretto explained his gear and said it is important children not be scared if they see a fully quipped firefighter at their home.

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