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NW Fire event teaches kids to be fire-wise
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School second-grader Harrison Easby transfers water from one tank to another during a bucket brigade relay race at the school's mini-muster event last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ashlin Gurvine crawls out of a room filled with simulated smoke as volunteer Yesenia Fimbres makes sure she gets down safely.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Second-grader Sierra Burton races across the field with a bucket filled with water during a competition at the mini-muster.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Gabby Aguirre, a second-grader at Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary, gets some help from wildland firefighter Matt Storms last week as she tried to knock a cone over using the fire hose.