Public Safety Fair
On Wednesday, September 13, meet first responders, learn safety tips for emergency preparedness, and explore emergency vehicles at this free, family-friendly event! Brought to you by the city of Lake Oswego, this event will feature activities and demonstrations in addition to informational booths. Stop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m. and learn about water storage and emergency food options, emergency supply kits, pet preparedness, portable sanitation, seismic retrofitting your home, solar power options, and much more!
Location: Westlake Park, 14165 Bunick Drive
Stop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m.!
Special programs and activities
Fire/Sprinkler Demonstration. At 6 p.m. don't miss the spectacular side-by-side fire/sprinkler demonstration. Using a specially built sprinkler demonstration trailer our Fire Department will demonstrate the rapid spread of today's home fires and the quick response of home fire sprinklers in fighting two blazes.
811 Bike & Car. In addition to Lake Oswego’s cool emergency vehicles (fire truck and police vehicles), check out the super cool 811 Bike and 811 Car - designed with damage prevention themes to help spread awareness of the importance of knowing what’s below (underground lines and pipes) before you dig. Both vehicles were designed by Paul Teutul, Jr. of Paul Jr. Designs (also American Chopper, and previously, Orange County Choppers). The 811 Bike was unveiled in November 2011, the 811 Car in October 2016.
AMR Ambulance. Explore the inside of an American Medical Response ambulance and learn more about the country’s largest medical transportation company.
Bike Rodeo. Bring your bike and have fun at our Bike Rodeo course. Kids 14 and under will learn and practice the rules of the road. Kids will travel through several stations to learn basic bike safety and ride an obstacle course to test your bike-handling skills. Plus, we'll check your bike for safety and make sure your helmet is adjusted correctly.
Sand bag demonstration. Learn how to properly and efficiently fill a sand bag and how to stack them to get the most protection against flood waters.
LOPD’s K9 Team. Meet Officer McMahon and K9 Chase. Chase joined LO’s K9 unit in October 2016 at just 17 months old.
Tackle the Junior Firefighter Course and learn how to get out of a burning house.
Water Bag Giveaway. We are giving away one-gallon bags soft-sided water bags. Add this one-gallon bag to your emergency kit, and use it to get water from a distribution center in an emergency. This bag is not intended to be used for water storage and it does not need to be sterilized the first time you use it. Limit of one bottle per Lake Oswego household.
Learn how to build and set up a water filtration system.
See an amateur radio demonstration by the Lake Oswego Amateur Radio Emergency Service (LOARES) and learn how you can become a HAM.
Learn to save a life! Join the Lake Oswego Fire and Police Departments for special hands-only CPR training. Public Safety officials will teach the core skills of CPR and participants will have the opportunity to practice with mannequin Mini Anne.