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Fire department hosting safety camps for youngsters

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett fire department is hosting one-day "camps" for fourth- and fifth-graders this summer, covering topics like fire, water and personal safety.

Held on either Tuesdays or Thursdays through Aug. 2, the camps will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Fire Station No. 20 in Lawrenceville. The "summer safety camps" will offer fourth- and fifth-graders a hands-on opportunity to learn fire safety skills and include a station tour and tips on water safety and severe weather awareness.

For registration information, call 678-518-4845 or email fireprograms@gwinnettcounty.com.

Fire Station No. 20 is located at 1801 Cruse Road, Lawrenceville.