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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
First-grader Mason Fackrell, who was severely burned on his face and hands as a toddler, raises his hand to answer a question during a presentation with West Valley firefighters at Whittier Elementary School in West Valley City on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.

WEST VALLEY CITY — City firefighters visited Whittier Elementary School on Thursday to speak to first-grade students about the dangers of fire and hot objects.

The visit came about from Whittier first-grader Mason Fackrell, who was severly burned on his face and hands when he was a toddler.