Safe Summer Nights event set July 18 in Burnsville

The Burnsville police and fire departments, along with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, will host the second annual Safe Summer Nights Community Get-Together and Grill Out 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at Neill Park, 13501 Upton Ave., Burnsville.

The free event promotes safety, crime prevention and positive community relationships. Police officers, firefighter/paramedics, police cars, fire trucks, police K-9 officers, the Mobile Command Post, dive gear/demonstrations and more will be on hand.

Attendees can have hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks and beverages while getting to know their local emergency responders. Food and beverages will be provided by the Wilder Foundation.

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