Meet your local volunteer firefighters at open houses during Fire Prevention Month
Nichols Fire Department — Sunday, Oct. 11, noon-3 p.m., 100 Shelton Road. They will feature the Connecticut Child Identification program, a fire safety trailer, “Jaws of Life” accident demonstration, a room fire demonstration and much more. Visitors will also have a chance to win a ride to school in a fire truck.
Refreshments include hot dogs, apples and apple cider, along with pumpkins given to all children who come.
For more information visit nicholsfire.com, or call 203-459-0159, if interested in joining.
Trumbull Center Fire Department — Sunday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 860 White Plains Road. Fire prevention information, truck tours, a blow-up truck slide, firefighter demonstrations, snacks and a kids’ pumpkin patch.
For more information visit trumbullvfc.com and find them on Facebook and Twitter at Trumbullvfc.
Long Hill Fire Department — Sunday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 6315 Main St. Includes a smoke house and safety demonstration, a tour of the firehouse, meet and greet with firefighters, police and EMS and a chance to explore the trucks. Live demonstrations will include a room fire, car fire, stove fire and car extrication.
For more information, follow the Long Hill Volunteer Fire Co. #1 on Facebook.