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4-H held ag safety and rescue day

Brian Larson of Stateline Farm Rescue demonstrates the dangers of grain bins to Micah Larson, age 4, and Kylee Walker, as Karen Larson watches during the 4-H Ag Safety & Rescue Program on June 30 at the Ogle County Fairgrounds. The display emphasized the dangers of grain bins and showed how rescues are conducted. Photo by Earleen Hinton
Brian Larson of Stateline Farm Rescue demonstrates the dangers of grain bins to Micah Larson, age 4, and Kylee Walker, as Karen Larson watches during the 4-H Ag Safety & Rescue Program on June 30 at the Ogle County Fairgrounds. The display emphasized the dangers of grain bins and showed how rescues are conducted. Photo by Earleen Hinton

The Ogle County 4-H Program sponsoref an Ag Safety & Rescue Day at the Ogle County Fairgrounds on June 30.

The family-friendly, free event offered families a chance to check out local firetrucks, ambulances, see the OSF's Lifeline Helicopter, and watch a grain bin rescue simulation.

Volunteers from the Rochelle Fire Department, Stillman Fire Department, Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire Protection District, Oregon Fire and Ambulance, and Stateline Farm Rescue were on hand to answer questions about their equipment.

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