Free Family Fun with Fire Departments June 22

Parking lot full with firefighters and big trucks for 15th Annual

King County Fire Department Kids Day



SEATTLE, June 19, 2012--The King County Fire & Life Safety Association is hosting the 15th Annual King County Fire Department Kids Day at the Museum on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Museum's Parking Lot turns into a colorful carnival of big trucks and the friendly firefighters who use them. Kids of all ages can view (and climb aboard) the fire equipment on display and meet the men and women who always come to the rescue. Special guests include Smokey the Bear!

Participants include many of the local fire departments and rescue units. Visitors are encouraged meet the men and women who serve them. Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard a fire engine, see how tall an aerial ladder extends, talk with firefighters and department personnel, and learn fire and life safety skills through fun activities.  

The Safety Zone will teach children safety skills, while providing adults

with life-saving information. Free fire fighter caps and badges for the kids.

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The non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest independent air and space museums in the world. The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the William E. Boeing Red Barn® -- the original manufacturing facility of the Boeing Co. The Airpark includes outdoor displays with the first jet Air Force One, a Concorde airliner, and the first Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The Museum aeronautical library and archival holdings are the largest on the West Coast. The Education Office offers weekend family programs, programs for students and educators, and overnight camps for children. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site.


The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is id="mce_marker"7 for adults, id="mce_marker"4 for seniors 65 and older, id="mce_marker"3 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit

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