LAWTON, OK (TNN) - Lawton Police and fire crews were at Whataburger Tuesday night as the restaurant hosted an event honoring the city’s first responders.
The “Neighborhood Heroes” event started at 5 p.m. and ended at 7.
There the community met with members of LPD and the city’s fire department. Kids got to have a hands-on experience with the patrol cars and fire trucks, getting to see how they work.
In addition,the restaurant gave free meals to attending first responders to give back to those who serve the city.
“We love our first responders and they’re important to our community, and we cant imagine our world without them. So we just want to take a time out to honor them and thank them for what they do in our community,” said marketing coordinator Laura Danser.
This was the first time the restaurant held an event like this in the city of Lawton.