The men and women of this community's fire and rescue department proudly announce their Annual Fire and Life Safety Open House, on Saturday, October 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the fire station, located at 25 West Main Street. This will be the 59th year that Vigilant Hose Company personnel have sponsored this always popular event.
Moving the annual event to a Saturday will afford many more from the community with an opportunity to participate, officials said in a press release. A large crowd is expected. Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras.
The theme for National Fire Prevention Month 2013 is : "Prevent Kitchen Fires".
Many activities are on tap, including fire truck rides, fire demonstrations, Smokey the Bear will be present, free refreshments, door prizes, a planned demonstration by the Frederick County 'Advanced Tactical Rescue' Team, finger printing, and much more.