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Local Departments to Hold Activities for Fire Prevention Week

Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1, Upper Nazareth Volunteer Fire Company and Hecktown Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 all have activities and demonstrations planned for Fire Prevention Week.

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

will be visiting 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

and will hold a joint open house at from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 8.

"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
  • Refreshments

In addition to the , police officers from Nazareth and Upper Nazareth will also be on hand.

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