Photo Gallery: Secretary Perez Visits Fairfax Center, Fire Station 40 in Fairfax, VA for Labor Day
(September 1, 2013)
Secretary Perez meets with the firefighters and paramedics on duty before being taken on a tour of the station.
Secretary Perez learns about the different roles at the station and the tools that the first responders use to do their jobs.
Secretary Perez tours the impressive command center.
Secretary Perez checks out the view from 95 feet up in the cherry picker.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova came along for the ride.
After a return to the ground, it was time for lunch.
Secretary Perez thought it was a privilege to spend time at the station and meet some incredible men and women who put their lives on the line every day, and do so with incredible professionalism and dedication.