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Sparky the Firedog share a hug with a young fan Saturday at the Child Safety Fair at Guadalupe Park.  Brandon  Messick - Daily Press

Sparky the Firedog share a hug with a young fan Saturday at the Child Safety Fair at Guadalupe Park. Brandon Messick – Daily Press

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Representatives from the Artesia Police Department, the Artesia Fire Department and other agencies gave kids a head start on summer safety Saturday at the APD’s annual Child Safety Fair.
“We’re gearing kids up for a safer summer,” said Leticia Gomez of the APD. “Summer is when the kids have a lot of free time and are usually out on bikes or out swimming, and we want them to stay safe.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.