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N. Maine Fire Dept. open house Sept. 24

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  • To show the value of residential fire sprinklers, a side-by-side burn demonstration using actual rooms with contents will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, during the North Maine Fire Protection District's open house.

      To show the value of residential fire sprinklers, a side-by-side burn demonstration using actual rooms with contents will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, during the North Maine Fire Protection District's open house.
    Courtesy North Maine Fire Protection District

  • Bring the family to see the fire equipment at the North Maine Fire Protection District's open house Saturday, Sept. 24.

      Bring the family to see the fire equipment at the North Maine Fire Protection District's open house Saturday, Sept. 24.
    Courtesy North Maine Fire Protection District

 
Submitted by North Maine Fire Protection District

The North Maine Fire Department is hosting its annual Open House from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The Open House is commemorating 42 years of service to the community.

The fire station is at 9301 Potter Road, in unincorporated Maine Township; parking will be across the street in the church parking lot.

Various municipal support agencies will host displays and equipment will be set up for viewing and questions that you may have regarding their services.

Activities include the Cook County Sheriff's Police Canine Unit performing a demonstration and at 2 p.m. there will be a side-by-side burn demonstration unit with actual rooms and contents, to show the value of residential fire sprinklers and how they save lives when a fire starts.

Additional events include an auto extrication demo, Home Depot will bring a Kids Corner project to build and the MESS Canteen will be serving hot dogs, chips and refreshments.

More to see and look at along with free handouts with important fire safety information will be available. Activities for all ages, everyone who attends will learn about fire safety and other important safety messages. Fire Prevention Week is Oct 2-8, learn how to protect your family from fire.

For information, call (847) 297-5020.

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