Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby

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28th Annual Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighters Demolition Derby

When: June 2, 2018
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds in the Del Mar Arena
Cost: Free with admission to the San Diego County Fair

The Burn Institute’s 28th Annual Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby presented by San Diego City Fire Fighters Local 145 is scheduled for June 2, 2018 during the San Diego County Fair. This exciting event includes “live” firefighting demonstrations, a fire and burn prevention pavilion, safety demos, a firefighter obstacle course for the kids, live music and much more all kicking off at 10am. The FIREFIGHTER DEMOLITION DERBY always enjoys a packed house–by far the Burn Institute’s most popular event among the fire service! Last year’s event did not disappoint. The spectators at the standing room only event cheered the drivers on with deafening energy! It gives local firefighters the opportunity to smash for cash. Returning again this year – Double the Derby Action! Admission is free with your Fair ticket.

June 2 Demo Derby Timeline of events:

10am– Free CPR training, safety education activities for the kids, derby car viewing in the pits

12:30pm– Burn Run Fire Truck Parade & Opening Ceremonies

2:00pm– Firefighter Demo Derby– Preliminary Heats

3:00pm– Live Firefighting Demonstrations

4:30pm– Last Chance Qualifier Demo Derby Heats

5:00pm– Introducing the Derby Finalists

5:30pm– Final Heat of the Demo Derby

Pre-Rally Block Party

Don’t forget to join us for the Demo Derby Pre-Rally on Wednesday, May 30th in Bay Park to get an up-close look at the derby cars and meet the drivers before they crash for a cause. We will be closing off Ashton Street between Morena and Chicago to show off their customized clunkers. Local restaurants will have delicious cuisine, local breweries will have a beer garden, there is live music and tons of family fun!  Check out our Facebook Event here.

2017 Fire & Safety Expo and Demo Derby


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