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In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, October 7 to 13, the Evanston Fire Department invites community members to attend a Fire Prevention Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 7, at Fire Station 2, 702 Madison St.
Planned activities include the following:
Auto extrications and technical rescue demonstration
Children’s Firefighter Challenge Course
Fire and life safety educational activities for the entire family
This year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week theme is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The NFPA encourages community members to:
Look for places fire can start
Listen for the sound of the smoke alarm
Learn two ways out of each room
Anyone wishing more information may contact the Evanston Fire Department at 847-448-8191 or email@example.com