Recently I was in contact with the Ripon Fire Department and talked with the fire chief. My question to him was could he put on a presentation for my 4 year old who is autistic, and a few other moms who have special needs children about fire safety.

     After all it is never to early to talk about fire safety, when it could mean the difference between life and death.

     I wanted to give a huge thank you to the fire chief for his amazing hospitality as well as taking the time out of his day to do a private event for our special little ones.

     It meant a lot to all of us moms that were there with our children to know that they got a chance to learn about fire safety in an environment that was more suited for their needs. ...

— Jennifer Krueger
5 Union St.

     To read the entire letter, see the Nov. 8, 2018 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.