Berlin Holds Second Annual Touch A Truck Day

Children of all ages get to see, touch and explore their favorite vehicle

  (May 4, 2015) — Mayor Gee Williams announced today that Berlin is holding its second annual Touch A Truck Day on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 am – 12 pm in Berlin’s Stephen Decatur Park on Tripoli Street.

“This is a great family friendly event featuring Police, Fire, Electric, Water Resources and Public Works vehicles,” said Mayor Gee Williams.  “Everyone will have the opportunity to learn all about the equipment they like the most.”

Several Town Departments and the Berlin Fire Company are joining together to hold the free event, which includes a police vehicle, bucket truck, digger derrick, vacuum truck, camera truck and garbage truck, along with a fire rescue squad vehicle and ladder truck.

In addition to getting a chance to touch their preferred vehicle, people attending the event will see employees from the Town and the Fire Company using the equipment.

“We’ll be setting a pole and demonstrating how we locate cables,” stated Electric Utility Director Tim Lawrence.  “There will be lots of information about how to be safe around electricity as well.”

Hamburgers, hotdogs, sodas and snow cones will be available for sale throughout the event.  The rain date is June 20, 2015.

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