Fire Department Open House Is On for Tuesday Evening


first_imgThe Ocean City Fire Department’s annual Open House is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the department headquarters at 550 Asbury Avenue. Children watch a live firefighting demonstration during the 2014 Open House at the Ocean City Fire Department.The event coincides with national Fire Prevention Month and gives the community a chance to learn more about how the department works. It’s always a popular evening with hundreds of community members typically in attendance.Many of the activities at the Open House are geared toward teaching children how to act and react in a fire situation. From learning to “stop, drop and roll” to using a fire extinguisher to douse flames, Ocean City youth got a chance to learn by doing.The event will include a live fire demonstration, tours of trucks and other activities. Free hot dogs, pretzels and drinks will be available.Off-duty firefighters from International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 4032 volunteer their time to help produce the event.Tuesday’s forecast calls for a sunny day with a high of 70 degrees and an overnight low of 54 degrees.For more information, call 609-399-6111. ext. 9190.last_img

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