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Sandwich Fire Department plans open house

SANDWICH – The Sandwich Fire Department will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, the first day of Fire Prevention Week, at the fire station, 310 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich. The public is invited.

The event will start with a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. Activities scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. include tours of the Children’s Safety Trailer and fire station, blood pressure screenings, fire engine rides and viewing displays of static fire equipment.

There also will be face painting and a live fire demonstration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For information, call the department’s non-emergency phone number at 815-786-9241.

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