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Emergency Fest, a fire and emergency safety event held June 14

BOONE—Learn about fire and emergency safety and the capabilities of local emergency service providers during Emergency Fest sponsored by the Watauga County Firefighters Association and Appalachian State University.

The family friendly event will be held Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Appalachian’s campus at the Raley Hall Parking Lot off Rivers Street.

The free event includes a display of fire trucks and Life Flight and N.C. Highway Patrol helicopters, and demonstrations by rescue crews, bomb squads and swat teams. There will also be live music and fun for children, including balloons, an air walk and clowns.