A Classroom on Wheels
The Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 is one of the largest and most unique pieces of equipment the Pueblo Fire Department uses to help inform the public about fire and life safety issues.
This 45-foot long, 11-foot high, 27,000-pound mobile classroom on wheels is the only Life Safety Bus in the State of Colorado. Equipped with a kitchen, classroom, and bedroom, this red, white, and blue beauty can be set up and ready for action in less than 30 minutes.
The Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 can be used to teach a variety of lessons. These lesson options include:
A Fire Fighter Is My Friend
Crawl Low in Smoke
Don’t Play With Matches
Exit Drill In The Home (EDITH)
Proper Use of Smoke Alarms and CO Detectors
Stop, Drop, and Roll
Tools and Toys
This unique classroom is used
to inform the community on fire and life safety topics, and can be used
to help educate any age group from Pre-K up to senior citizens. It is
equipped with a:
9-1-1 phone system
Fog machine used to simulate a fire situation
Fire escape platform / ladder out the bedroom window
Simplex Fire Alarm System - Horn and strobe lights
Static display - "The Result of Fire and Heat"
TV / VCR
Reserving the Bus
If you are interested in having the Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 participate in your next event, please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau by phone at 719-553-2830 or by fax at 719-553-2831. The bus is available between April and October, weather permitting. Large groups of 20 or more participants are desired and an approximately 50-by-20-foot area of operation is needed.
Note: The Life Safety Bus 911 will need to be plugged in to a 120-volt outlet (regular household current).