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Fire and Safety Expo & Firefighter Demolition Derby (Canceled)

June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Fire And Safety Expo Firefighter Demolition Derby

The Burn Institute’s 30th Annual Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby will take place in June 2020, during the San Diego County Fair. This highly anticipated annual event includes firefighting and safety demonstrations, a fire-and-burn-prevention pavilion, and of course, the Firefighter Demolition Derby.

The Demo Derby always enjoys a packed house and is by far the Burn Institute’s most popular event among the fire service! Fire departments from across San Diego County modify clunkers to smash head to head with fellow departments. The event consists of three initial heats, two last-chance qualifying heats and then a final round where the last car standing is crowned the champ! In addition to building their cars, each team raises money for the Burn Institute through car sponsorship, raising upwards of $80,000 each year.

Interested in entering a car in the derby? For more information on how to get started, contact Tiffany at twong@burninstitute.org or call 858-541-2277.

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June 6, 2020
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Del Mar Arena
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014