Fifth annual Winters Public Safety Festival scheduled Oct. 5

FILE: Photo by Winters Police Department / Handout
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The Winters Police Department will be partnering with other local public safety agencies for the fifth annual Winters Public Safety Festival. The festival will feature emergency vehicles from the Winters Fire Department, Marine Patrol & Off Highway Vehicle Teams with the Yolo County Sheriff Office, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Woodland office of the California Highway Patrol, K-9 Kepi and her handler Chaplain Duvall, American Medical Response, and REACH helicopter.

Local community service providers will be participating in the event such as Winters Health Care, Victim Services Division of the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office, Empower Yolo, Yolo Emergency Communications Agency, Child Passenger Safety Outreach with the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, and many more. The Winters Police Department and the Winters Fire Department will also conduct tours of the Public Safety Facility during the event. Emergency equipment demonstrations will be displayed in addition to booths, give-away items, and games.

This year we are pleased to announce the Winters Fire Department will be holding a live demonstration of hydraulic tools “also known as jaws of life” by cutting a vehicle apart. The free festival will be held on Oct. 5 at the Winters Public Safety Facility (700 & 702 Main St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Refreshments will be available for purchase, benefiting the Winters Public Safety Cadet Programs.

For more information contact: tips.winters@winterspolice.org.

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