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Fire Week Activities Involve Youngsters, Adults

Photos: Ernie Branson

NIDDK's Ellen C. Vaughn, winner of the 1998 poster slogan contest, is congratulated by (from l) O.W. "Jim" Sweat, director, Division of Public Safety; Richard E. Shaff, chief, Emergency Management Branch; Gary C. Hess, chief, NIH Fire Department; and J.P. McCabe, chief, fire prevention section.

Fireman Sam L. Barnett gives a youngster a peek inside the Fire Safety House, which was donated for the occasion by the Patuxent River Naval Air Station's fire department.

Sparky the Fire Dog (a.k.a. NIH fire fighter Lori A. Padgett) passes out helium balloons to schoolchildren wearing souvenir fire helmets.

The adults got fire helmets, too, courtesy of Paul E. Davis, NIH fire protection inspector.

Children from the Executive Child Development Center visit the residential sprinkler trailer on loan from the University of Maryland's Fire and Rescue Institute.

NIH fire fighter Rych N. Pullen is hoisted aloft during a demonstration of high-angle rescue.

Fireman John M. Bede IV distributes balloons to the kids, assisting Sparky.

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