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NIH Marks Fire Safety Awareness Day

Photos by Ernie Branson

J.P. McCabe (l), chief, fire prevention section, greets (from l) NIDDK's Lynell J. Nelson, 2001 Fire Safety Awareness Day slogan contest winner, who coined the entry, "Fire Prevention — A Prescription for Life!"; Sparky the Fire Dog; Gary C. Hess, chief, NIH fire department; and Richard E. Shaff, chief, Emergency Management Branch, NIH Division of Public Safety.

Fire Protection Inspector Daniel S. Walther (r) greets visitors to the fire prevention section exhibit.

Sparky the Fire Dog greets children from an NIH day care facility.

Dangling in mid-air, NIH fire fighters Paul G. Donaldson and Christopher E. Pyles demonstrate a high-angle rescue, using a ladder truck provided by Walter Reed. The annual observance also included exhibits and a barbecue lunch.

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