JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A Jackson city councilman sponsored an event to reach out to kids in the community and teach them about fire safety.
“The thing is great, the thing we need to see more. Not only in this ward, but in all other wards, South Jackson, East Jackson, all parts of the city,” said Division Chief Craig Odems with the Jackson Fire Department.
The event took place at Sunset Apartments.
Councilman Kenneth Stokes was the sponsor.
Fire officials also talked to kids about what it means to be a good citizen.