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South Fire District, Middletown, CT

Details of 2008 Open House Announced
September 23, 2008

Click here to see more photos of the 2007 Open House.
The South Fire District will be holding its annual Open House on Saturday, October 4th, 2008, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Open House is held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 5 - 11, 2008. The theme of Fire Prevention week this year is "Prevent Home Fires".

Scheduled Exhibits:

• Amber Alert Child Identification

• Fire Safety Trailer

• Firefighter Training "Maze" Trailer

• Antique Fire Apparatus

• State Fire Marshals Fire Investigation Unit
and Accelerant Detecting K-9

• State of Connecticut Urban Search and Rescue Vehicle and Equipment

• State of Connecticut DEP Wildlife Trailer

• Emergency Management Mobile Hospital

• Hunters Ambulance

• Middlesex Hospital Paramedic

• Connecticut State Police Vehicle Safety Exhibits

• Fire Department Dive Rescue and Firefighting Equipment

Each exhibit will be staffed with Professionals to explain and guide you through.

More Open House Features and Exhibits:

• "Sparky" the Fire Dog

• Fire prevention and other public safety literature will be available.

• A 911 Simulator provides training on the use of 911

• Activities for the Children include a Spiderman Moon Bounce, an Inflatable Slide, and Games.

• Popcorn, Balloons, and Drinks will be available. Hot Dogs, Soda and a Dunk Tank will be provided by Local 3918 I.A.F.F. as a Charity Benefit.

• A Vehicle Extrication Demonstration will be performed by Firefighters