LAUREN PETERS, 4, of El Dorado, tries on a police uniform costume, assisted by Danielle Stewart, 15, of El Dorado.
JACOB NIERI, 4, sits on the lap of big brother Marcus, 15, both of Placerville, in a Station 43 truck at Safety Day at Union Mine High School on Oct. 10. Democrat photos by Shelly Thorene
VISITORS TO SAFETY Day at Union Mine High School gather around the many types of vehicles, including a fire truck, school bus and Sheriff's patrol car on Oct. 10.
RANGER ERIC DALES, of Rancho Cordova, stands near a wild animal exhibit, featuring fur samples, skulls and scat at Safety Day on Oct. 10. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
NICOLE PADOVAN, of Pollock Pines, holds a bobcat fur sample for her daughter Anastasia, 3, to touch while younger sister Merrwynn, 16 months, and Ranger Eric Dales of Rancho Cordova look on near the wild animal exhibit.