Cape Gazette

Students visit Sussex EOC

By Steven Billiups | May 27, 2014
Photo by: Steven Billups Blue, Lewes Police Officer Tyrone Goodyear's K9 partner, puts the bite on Delaware Sate Trooper Ken Wilson as he tries to flee from Goodyear.

Georgetown — Students from throughout Sussex County visited the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center May 8. This annual event lets students talk with first responders, see demonstrations and participate in safety activities. First responders brought out their vehicles and equipment to let the students learn more about the first responders' duties.

At the State of Delaware Department of Fish and Wildlife trailer, students ask Officer Josh Hudson about the animals seized from poachers by Fish and Wildlife. Shown are (l-r) Hudson, Bianca Garcia-Martinez and Julius Cheers from Fredrick Douglas Elementary. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Inside the new Georgetown American Legion ambulance, EMS Supervisor Deanna Loeb answers questions from students at Georgetown Elementary. Enjoying their experience in the ambulance are Alana James, center, and Jasmine Hundley. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Linemen from Delmarva Power demonstrate the risks of playing around power lines. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Bridgeville Fire Safety Officer John Tomeski congratulates Fabian Vasquez from Georgetown Elementary for selecting the right hazardous item to remove from the house. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Escaping from a smoke-filled Fire Safety House provided by Blades Volunteer Fire Company is Trinity Styles from Fredrick Douglas Elementary with help from Firefighter Chad Lecates. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Donovan Rodriguez-Ochoa finds out how heavy the shield is used by the Delaware Sate Police Special Ops Response Team. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
A Delaware State Police helicopter prepares to land two firefighters on a device called an umbrella in a field and fly away with a dummy. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
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