Scenes From Wildfire Day At Ashley Pond Park

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighter Taylor Garcia-Anaya helps a young firefighter run a hose Saturday during Wildfire Day at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighter Mike Paxson adjusts a new bicycle helmet for a young cyclist to take home. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos DWI Planning Council volunteers Cheryl Pongratz, left, and Juanita McNiel check in young participants in the bike rodeo during Saturday’s Wildfire Day at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

A boy pulls a ‘person’ to the end of the course during WIldfire Day Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire  Department Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Cayton, left, and EMS Division Chief Ben Stone check bicycle helmets before giving them to their new owners. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Inside the Los Alamos National Laboratory Wildland Fire Program tent Saturday, from left, Marcos Lopez of the Simtable Company of Santa Fe, Administrative Field Support Julie Bennett,Wildland Fire Program Manager Manny L’Esperance and Logistics Superintendent Stephen Baca. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Classic Air Medical pilot Geoff Rodgers and flight nurse Stacy Lawson await the arrival of Easter egg hunt participants next to their helicopter outside the Los Alamos Justice Center Saturday morning. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighter Michael Crockett, left, and Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Cayton arrive at the Los Alamos Justice Center Saturday morning to help with Wildfire Day activities. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Mike Griego of Freedom Church disperses some of the 20,000 eggs provided for children at the Elks Lodge Easter Hunt held in conjunction with Wildfire Day Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Deputy Chief Steve Dawald watches activities at Wildfire Day from behind the Los Alamos Public Safety Association table outside the Los Alamos Justice Center. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Thousands of eggs await the arrival of hundreds of children Saturday morning at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Driver/Engineer Daniel Archuleta hands out frisbies Saturday morning at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Wildland Fire Division Chief Kelly Sterna and his nephew Christopher Dow of Rio Rancho watch the activities Saturday at Wildfire Day. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Department Cpl. James Keane watches Saturday as a family leaves the LAPD bomb truck after a tour. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

A crew from Santa National Forest prepares to leave Wildlfire Day Saturday. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Department Dispatchers Ruben Garcia and Andrea Garcia handed out information, pens and pencils to those who attended Wildfire Day Saturday. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

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