Lake County fire safety expo:
The Lake County Fire Chiefs Association hosts a free fire safety expo on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Gurnee Mills. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in parking lot E, near Value City furniture. It features a Kids Challenge, a chance to slide down a fire pole and to ride on a fire truck, a K-9 demonstration and other activities. Purchase raffle tickets for $1 for a chance to win prizes, including an overnight stay at Key Lime Cove, a family 4-pack for Six Flags Great America and a shopping spree at Gurnee Mills. All proceeds benefit Lake County fire education programs. For information, visit gurneemills.com.