A ribbon cutting is planned at the new volunteer fire training center, located at 64 Fowler Drive, Jefferson, on Saturday, June 12.
The ribbon cutting will be at 1 p.m. and activities and demonstrations will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.
Demonstrations planned include fire suppression, fire rescue, Jaws of Life, rappelling from four-story tower, rescue from four-story tower, equipment for tornado response and rescue, search teams and equipment for lost citizens, Georgia Forestry wildfire bulldozer plow unit, driver training, pumper testing, hose testing, ladder and aerial trucks, rescue trucks, tanker trucks with drop tank, ambulances, water rescue and severe weather notification system.
Activities for children will include rides in fire trucks, water spray, fire education bus, face painting and inflatable bounces.
For more information, call Steve Nichols, 706-367-1890, or Tom Crow, 706-614-0865.