This week Viewfinder got a back stage tour of the upcoming La Grange Fire Department, 300 W. Burlington Ave., open house. Firefighter Eric Jaeger took Viewfinder around the firehouse and gave us a preview. The event takes place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Here's the schedule of events for the day:
11:00- 11:45 Visit from Sparky
11:30-12:30 Hot dogs and refreshments served. Popcorn served throughout the duration of the open house.
12:00-2:00 "Anthony the Balloon Guy"
12:00-12:30 House Burn Demonstration
12:30-1:00 Station Tour
1:15-2:00 Visit from Sparky
2:15-2:45 Station Tour
2:30-3:00 House Burn Demonstration
2:30-3:00 Visit from Sparky
3:00 Announce Coloring Contest Winners
Running throughout the event are the following:
- Blood pressure screening by a paramedic student
- T.V. with educational videos played
- Kids shooting water at plywood house with assistance from fire department personnel
- Unfortunately there will not be a fire extinguisher demonstration this year
Click on the pictures and get a sneak peak of the event. Of course, the highlight will be the fire demonstrations and should not be missed.