Monday Oct 06 2008 comments Up close and personal -A +A CourtesyJacob Hayes, 4, takes his turn at the wheel of a Placer Hills Fire District truck. Firefighters conducted a hands-on fire safety program at Creative Kids Preschool & Child Care last week. Courtesy Lucy Reynolds, 2, gets up close and personal with firefighter Matt Slusher. As part of fire safty activities at the Meadow Vista preschool, children interacted with firefighters in masks in an effort to keep them from being frightened of firefighters in the event of an emergency. courtesyThree-year-old Joey Petrilla tries on a firefighter's helmet and jacket during last week's visit by Placer Hills Fire Department to Creative Kids Preschool & Child Care in Meadow Vista. CourtesyPreschoolers join firefighter Ryan Nothscott in crawling around on the floor in the "good air" found under "bad smoke." Placer Hills firefighters conducted hands-on fire safety activities last week at Creative Kids Preschool & Child Care in Meadow Vista. CourtesyJoey Petrilla, 3, was thrilled to get behind the wheel of a fire truck last week. Placer Hills Firefighters presented hands-on fire activities at the Meadow Vista preschool in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week. CourtesyFirefighter Matt Slusher shows preschoolers the tools of the trade. Last week Placer Hills Fire District presented a fire safety program program at the Meadow Vista day care program.