PHOTO GALLERY: Flags, fake fire and fun at Fort Lupton
Mackenzi Spendlow, 4, Fort Lupton targets wood flames in the window blaze with a small fire hose Aug. 2 at Fort Lupton’s Koshio Park.
Fort Lupton Police Senior Officer Paul Grossman hands out burgers outside the police station on McKinley Avenue Aug. 2 for the city’s National Day celebration
The American flag, held aloft by the Fort Lupton Fire Department’s ladder truck, is framed by cloudy skies August 2 at Koshio Park.
A house-themed inflatable basketball court drew many players Aug. 2 to Fort Lupton’s Koshio Park for the annual National Day celebration.
Children play on the grass under the American flag attached to the Fort Lupton Fire Department ladder truck. Police, firefighters and city officials staged the national night celebration on Aug. 2, closing McKinley Ave. for the celebration.
People at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center booth during Fort Lupton’s National Night Out celebration bravely brave a sudden gust of wind that cleared their table and threatened to blow off the roof of their tent.
Fort Lupton’s Koshio Park was sold out on August 2 for the city’s National Day Celebration in 2022.
The annual event is marked by police and firefighters from across the country on the first Tuesday in August. It is designed to build goodwill between police and other emergency responders and the public.
Fort Lupton’s celebration included a barbecue, games and demonstrations by local firefighters.