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Alpharetta, Milton Police and Fire Show Off Skills

Crime and drug prevention are the goals for a National Night Out Event scheduled on Aug. 7.

Alpharetta and Milton will partner in a National Night Out event at the in Alpharetta on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6-9 p.m.

The Milton Police and Fire departments and the will host the 29th annual crime and drug prevention event. 

This year's event includes three bounce houses for children, an interactive fire safety house simulator, displays of police and fire vehicles and SWAT demonstrations. There will also be firefighter scenarios, technical rescue operations, police K9 dog scenarios and numerous other police and fire activities.

Milton and Alpharetta police and firefighters will serve hundreds of hot dogs and hamburgers, sodas and ice cream sandwiches, in addition to donated food from and Vinny's New York Pizza & Italian Grill. Longtime event sponsor Target will also be on hand offering giveaways and free eye exams.

"This is a very popular and fun event," said Milton Community Outreach officer Ara Baronian. "We're glad to participate with our partners in public safety from Alpharetta."

National Night Out is a crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, an organization dedicated to building safer and better neighborhoods through community involvement.

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