Excerpts from littlelakecounty.com:

On Saturday, May 13, the Lake County Fire Chief’s Association will host the 20th annual Fire Safety Expo at Gurnee Mills.

Fire departments from across Lake County, including the Gurnee Fire Department and Waukegan Fire Department, will join forces to educate families about fire safety through a series of fun-filled activities.

Highlights include:

  • Kids’ Challenge
  • Slide down the fire pole
  • Take a ride in a fire truck
  • K9 presentation
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Seat Belt Convincer Rollover Simulator
  • Kids Safety Identification Booth – with free fingerprinting
  • Special “Passport to Safety” for all kids younger than 10

The first 1,000 children will receive a complimentary raffle ticket with their Passport to Safety. There will also be firefighter demonstrations, fire safety-themed games, and food available for purchase. Admission is free.

Gurnee Mills Fire Safety Expo
Saturday, May 1310:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Parking Lot E, Near Value City Furniture
6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee

thanks Dan