Fire Prevention Week officially begins on Oct. 9, but local fire departments will be kicking the week off early with several activities and demonstrations.
Hecktown Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1
Hecktown Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 will be visiting Lower Nazareth Elementary School and a local daycare on Oct. 6. The volunteer firefighters will have the kids participating in fire prevention activities.
The department will also hold an open house from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 10.
Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1 / Upper Nazareth Volunteer Fire Company
"Take some time [to] meet and greet your volunteers who volunteer their time to make sure your community is always well protected and safe! Interested in volunteering? This is a perfect time to find out exactly what we do," reads the departments' event advertisement.
Activities and demonstrations will include:
- Fire department demonstrations
- Fire extinguisher training
- Upper Nazareth's fire prevention trailer
- A helicopter from the PennSTAR flight program will land at the park
- Prizes and giveaways for the kids
In addition to the Nazareth Volunteer Ambulance Corps, police officers from Nazareth and Upper Nazareth will also be on hand.