Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Cherokee Fire & Emergency Services Participates in Touch-A-Truck Event

October 5, 2020

Cherokee County Fire & Emer­gency Services participat­ed in the Touch-a-Truck event that was held this past Saturday from 10AM until 2PM, at the Cherokee Veterans Park, locat­ed at 7345 Cumming Highway in Canton, Georgia.

The event is presented each year by the Cherokee County Parks and Recreation Association and it allows families to meet some of their hometown heroes.”

The fire department had lots of representation at the event this year including Engine 20, Boat 20, Engine 21, Truck 21, Haz-Mat 21, Engine 12, Technical Rescue 12, Search and Rescue Team, Squad 5, Battalion 2, Car 6, Safe Kids and Fire Education.

According to Battalion Chief, Kevin Lanier, “We had a good turnout with a steady stream of kids all day. It was a great day to see people out and about.”

The event is a way for the community to come and meet firefighters and look at their vehicles and equipment in a fun and educa­tional environment. Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services is always proud to be a part of this wonderful event.

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Families got a up-close look at some of the fire apparatus.
Families got a up-close look at some of the fire apparatus. (click image for slideshow)
Freddie the Fire Truck made an appearance at the Touch-A-Truck event.
Freddie the Fire Truck made an appearance at the Touch-A-Truck event.
One of the Dive Team Boats was also on display.
One of the Dive Team Boats was also on display.
Safe Kids Cherokee was at the event to teach children about safety.
Safe Kids Cherokee was at the event to teach children about safety.
Some of Cherokee County's firefighters were on-hand to speak with the attendees.
Some of Cherokee County's firefighters were on-hand to speak with the attendees.
Members of our Large Animal Rescue Team were on-hand to demonstrate some of their equipment.
Members of our Large Animal Rescue Team were on-hand to demonstrate some of their equipment.