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updated: 10/12/2012 12:49 PM

Hanover Park Fire Dept. hosting open house Oct. 13

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Submitted by the Hanover Park Fire Department

The Hanover Park Fire Department will host its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Fire Station No. 1, 6850 Barrington Road.

The free event will feature station tours and demonstrations such as vehicle extrication and the Illinois State Police vehicle rollover simulator. Community organizations will put on displays and firefighters will show off the engines, tower ladder and ambulances.

The department also will hold a Kids Combat Challenge in which children can dress up in firefighting bunker gear and experience what it's like to be a firefighter.

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