Home Depot safety event combines fun/learning


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Flight Nurse Brian Ridge, left, buckles 7-year-old Vance Thoreen of Piqua into one of the seats in a CareFlight helicopter on Saturday. CareFlight, along with Piqua and Lockington fire departments, and Troy Police Department were at Home Depot in Piqua for Home Safety Day, an annual event held during Fire Prevention Week.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Bella Fox, 8, of Minster checks out a CareFlight helicopter during Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Katherine Petry, 2, gets ready to explore a CareFlight helicopter as her mom Courtney, and Flight Nurse Brian Ridge watch her climb aboard during Home Depot Safety Day on Saturday in Piqua.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Troy Police Department Capt. Jeff Kunkleman and Officer Nick Freisthler hand out badge stickers and lollipops to visitors to their tent at Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday. They were joined by Piqua and Lockington Fire Departments, and CareFlight in teaching home safety during the annual event.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Flight Nurse Brian Ridge, left, buckles 7-year-old Vance Thoreen of Piqua into one of the seats in a CareFlight helicopter on Saturday. CareFlight, along with Piqua and Lockington fire departments, and Troy Police Department were at Home Depot in Piqua for Home Safety Day, an annual event held during Fire Prevention Week.

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Bella Fox, 8, of Minster checks out a CareFlight helicopter during Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Katherine Petry, 2, gets ready to explore a CareFlight helicopter as her mom Courtney, and Flight Nurse Brian Ridge watch her climb aboard during Home Depot Safety Day on Saturday in Piqua.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Troy Police Department Capt. Jeff Kunkleman and Officer Nick Freisthler hand out badge stickers and lollipops to visitors to their tent at Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday. They were joined by Piqua and Lockington Fire Departments, and CareFlight in teaching home safety during the annual event.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Flight Nurse Brian Ridge, left, buckles 7-year-old Vance Thoreen of Piqua into one of the seats in a CareFlight helicopter on Saturday. CareFlight, along with Piqua and Lockington fire departments, and Troy Police Department were at Home Depot in Piqua for Home Safety Day, an annual event held during Fire Prevention Week.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_100717mju_pfd_homedepot_safetyday3.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Flight Nurse Brian Ridge, left, buckles 7-year-old Vance Thoreen of Piqua into one of the seats in a CareFlight helicopter on Saturday. CareFlight, along with Piqua and Lockington fire departments, and Troy Police Department were at Home Depot in Piqua for Home Safety Day, an annual event held during Fire Prevention Week.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Bella Fox, 8, of Minster checks out a CareFlight helicopter during Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_100717mju_pfd_homedepot_safetyday2.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Bella Fox, 8, of Minster checks out a CareFlight helicopter during Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Katherine Petry, 2, gets ready to explore a CareFlight helicopter as her mom Courtney, and Flight Nurse Brian Ridge watch her climb aboard during Home Depot Safety Day on Saturday in Piqua.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_100717mju_pfd_homedepot_safetyday1.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Katherine Petry, 2, gets ready to explore a CareFlight helicopter as her mom Courtney, and Flight Nurse Brian Ridge watch her climb aboard during Home Depot Safety Day on Saturday in Piqua.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Troy Police Department Capt. Jeff Kunkleman and Officer Nick Freisthler hand out badge stickers and lollipops to visitors to their tent at Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday. They were joined by Piqua and Lockington Fire Departments, and CareFlight in teaching home safety during the annual event.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_100717mju_pfd_homedepot_safetyday4.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Troy Police Department Capt. Jeff Kunkleman and Officer Nick Freisthler hand out badge stickers and lollipops to visitors to their tent at Home Depot Safety Day in Piqua on Saturday. They were joined by Piqua and Lockington Fire Departments, and CareFlight in teaching home safety during the annual event.