Fort Knox DES, AAFES hosts Summer Safety Expo 2024

By Savannah BairdJune 10, 2024

Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
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FORT KNOX, Ky. — Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services on June 8 held their safety week Summer Safety Expo in partnership with Army and Air Force Exchange Service, at the post’s Main Exchange.

The event featured information on traffic, heat and conservation safety.

“Not a lot of people interact with law enforcement, and we want to give a better community picture – that we’re out here to help,” said Gerry LaPlace, Deputy Chief of Police Operations with the DES Law Enforcement Division.

Representatives from the Conservation Law Enforcement Division offered hunting and fishing advice, regulatory information, and answered questions pertaining to conservation law.

Military Police Investigations personnel were present as well, offering family emergency response information and advice, along with tips on gun safety.

Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Directorate of Emergency Services advise residents on summer safety during the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. The expo included tips on traffic, fire and conservation safety as well as multiple interactive opportunities for the community. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL

Additionally, members from the Fort Knox Fire Department were present with a fire evacuation simulation trailer. The trailer featured a bedroom with a fog machine, simulating a house fire. Children were taught proper evacuation procedures before being given the opportunity to climb out of a window on the trailer assisted by DES personnel.

Exchange staff were present at the event to offer raffle items like a bicycle and provide mini games for children.

Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Fort Knox Army and Air Force Exchange Service host an interactive tent at the 2024 Summer Safety Expo held at Fort Knox, Kentucky June 8. AAFES staff held a bicycle raffle and facilitated multiple games, including a kiddie pool fishing activity. (Photo Credit: Savannah Baird; Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL