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Field Trips for Grownups: The Fire Department

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Introducing: Field Trips for Grownups!  Get behind-the-scenes tours of the places – and meet the people – who help our community thrive!  These events are for folks 18+.  We’ll ride the bus to our destination, walk around and see the sites, ask all the questions, and make friends with community helpers.  Registration is required as space is limited.

Next stop: the Fire Department, aka: “The Shiny Interior of a Fire Truck”

When: Wednesday, May 8  •  1:00-2:00 pm

Where:  Meet at the Fire Department at 1:00 pm; 95 W. Main Street, Brevard.  *Note: we are not providing transportation to this location.*

Join us for a tour of the Brevard Fire Department led by Fire Chief Bobby Cooper and Captain Adam Hughey.  Get all your burning questions answered!  We’ll learn about the history of the fire department, the ins and outs of staffing this important emergency service, and what a typical shift looks like for our local fire fighters.  If we’re lucky, we’ll get to check out some specialized equipment and admire the shiny interior of a fire truck.

Who is leading the tour?  Chief Cooper has been with Brevard Fire Department since 2008 and has been the Chief since 2018. He is the first full-time Chief for Brevard Fire Department since its inception in 1898. He has over 32 years of experience in local emergency services including past Director of Transylvania County EMS (currently a part-time Paramedic) and current volunteer Deputy Chief of Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue. He has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Clemson University, and a Master of Public Affairs from Western Carolina University.

Last stop: the Public Safety Facility  •  Thursday, May 30  •  1:00 pm

 

Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

Brevard Fire Department
95 W. Main Street
Brevard, NC 28712 United States

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(828) 884-3151

212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712