Cape Girardeau Fire Dept. helps kids cool off in the heat with ‘Firefighter Fridays’


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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Cape Girardeau firefighters provided a blast of neat aid for young children wanting to escape the heat on Friday afternoon, August 5.

The Cape Girardeau Hearth Office rolled out the hoses, not to put out a hearth, but to neat off some neighborhood children.

The Cape Girardeau Fire Department rolled out the hoses, not to put out a fire, but to cool off...
The Cape Girardeau Fire Division rolled out the hoses, not to put out a hearth, but to cool off some community children.(KFVS)

Firefighter Marcus Johnson joined in the fun.

“I enjoy it, which is why I’m out right here hoping to interact with the young children and interact with the families because which is what it is all about,” he said.

Johnson reported it was the ideal day to appreciate a chilly h2o spray.

“What we’re striving to do is just get the neighborhood extra energetic,” he explained. “We want to permit them know that we’re below as a hearth department, we’re right here as a, just as firemen striving to be a illustration for our local community, just making an attempt to get the neighborhood and the youngsters to have enjoyable. That is what it is all about.”

A several little ones we talked to on Friday mentioned they relished finding sprayed by the firefighters.

“A great deal of entertaining.”

“It was like it was raining and it is so fun.”

A few kids we talked to on Friday said they enjoyed getting sprayed by the firefighters.
A handful of young ones we talked to on Friday said they enjoyed having sprayed by the firefighters.(KFVS)

A different child informed us what they enjoyed the most.

“Getting sprayed by the hose.”

The fire division mentioned this is a fantastic way interact with the local community.

“Being a firefighter, you see a good deal of the lousy,” Johnson reported. “You go to a lot of peoples’ crisis calls, so at any time you can do things like this and just interact and just be below for the neighborhood, it indicates the globe.”

The Cape Girardeau Fire Section will host weekly “Firefighter Fridays” at distinctive places in city.

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