Saturday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Wilmette Fire Department invites all youngsters to bring their parents to the Fire Department Open House on Saturday, October 7. Come to Fire Station #26, located at 1304 Lake Avenue, where fire trucks, firefighting and paramedic equipment, special rescue equipment and more will be on display. Specially trained paramedics will be available to perform a “checkup” on your teddy bear so you can experience what it would be like to be a patient. There will be other activities for kids and parents alike, including several demonstrations such as vehicle extrication and specialized rescue. Free parking is available in the Metra lot adjacent to the Fire Station. Click here to view the flyer
October 8 through October 14 is Fire Prevention Week; the theme this year is “Cooking safety starts with YOU! Pay attention to fire prevention.” Click Here for more information.