We had an unexpected little adventure Saturday morning... Caleb, Landon and I were at home and Caleb said 'go see choo choo, go see fire trucks'. I told him we would see if we could find any, so we drove to the main fire station on Elm St. to see if the garage doors were open. They were, and after looking at the truck out our car window, one of the fire fighters came out to see if we needed help with anything. I explained that we were just driving by to see the trucks, and he told us to drive around the back and he could show Caleb around.
Caleb got to see, sit in, and 'drive' two engines and the hook and ladder, check out the small and large water hoses, and see some of the special equipment on the trucks. He even got to sit in the back driver's seat of the hook and ladder!
|In the 'Captain's Seat'|
|Drivin' the fire engine... I think this is the closest he came to giving me a smile, even though he was loving it|
|Showing Caleb the Thermal Imaging Camera|
|Firefighter Dave tried to take a picture of the three of us, but Caleb was more interested in exploring some more :)|
|Learning about the hoses... small one to take inside buildings, large one for spraying from outside.|
|"The best seat in the whole station"... The back driver's seat of the hook and ladder|
|I was envious that Caleb got to sit up there... I wanted to climb up too!! :)|
Turned out to be an exciting morning for us! Later that day I asked Caleb what he was going to tell daddy about going to the fire station. He replied "I met the fireman." :)
(We were told that Saturday mornings they are always out cleaning and prepping their equipment, in case anyone is wanting to take their little ones to check it out! )