October 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Fire Station #1
In recognition of National Fire Prevention Month, the City of Temple Terrace Fire Department will host its annual Fire Department Open House Saturday, October 13 from 9am to 2pm at Fire Station No. 1, 124 Bullard Parkway. The 2018 theme is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”
The Open House features interactive exhibits and firefighting equipment, including ladder trucks, pumpers and rescue vehicles. Youngsters can experience what it’s like to be a firefighter, trying on the protective gear and putting out simulated house fires with water hoses. They also will learn how to safely escape a smoke-filled room.
Firefighters will conduct a mock vehicle extrication at 11 a.m. At noon they will demonstrate the importance of sprinklers in a residential setting by igniting simulated residences. They also will conduct kitchen fire safety demos throughout the day, as well as fire extinguisher training. River the Rescue Dog will be make a special appearance.
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