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As the temperature climbed into the 90’s in the hot Florida
sun, a crowd filled the Lego City Stage to see yesterday’s first showing of The
Big Test, a zany, acrobatic show that imparts important safety messages as part
of a 20 minute comedic extravaganza.
The audience of kids and adults alike were not only treated to a few
laughs and some splashes of water, they were on hand to help NFPA kick-off Fire
Prevention Week and announce the winner of its video contest.
best rendition of “Put the Hot Stuff on the Wet Stuff”, the catchy tune from
The Big Test. After two weeks of voting and more than 10,000 votes, Kathleen
Marler of Florida was the winner. Her and her family received a trip to
LEGOLAND Florida as their prize.
The winning video
The announcement was part of a full day of activities.
Firefighters from Polk County and the Florida State Fire Marshal’s office
conducted a series of learning stations, teaching children and parents how to
test smoke alarms and create a home fire escape plan.
Continuing through the month of October, LEGOLAND Florida
will feature Firefighter Fridays, where local firefighters are on hand to show
guests their gear and answer questions about fire safety.
NFPA is the official fire safety partner for LEGOLAND
Florida and sponsor of The Big Test show.
For more information on NFPA’s partnership with LEGOLAND
Florida, visit www.nfpa.org/legoland .</p>