Friday, February 6, 2009
Wednesdays morning's visit to the fire department was an exciting trip. I was surprised at how beautiful the facility was, it looked like a new hotel. After getting settled inside, the knowledge we were given of the history of fire departments was very interesting. The police chief gave us a general back round of the fire department as well as specifics about the Winter Park Fire Department. I not only learned how fire rescue was started but the history of ambulances, which proved to be very interesting. Overall it was a good experience. Looking through the archives of stories from the past decades was nice, seeing the different type of rescues they have done in the past. Digitalizing the archives seems like it will be a fun experience because it not only helps the fire department but we get to learn more about them through reading these articles.