Elmhurst Fire Department invites families to open house

Published: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 4:26 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Fire Department will kick off Fire Prevention Week with an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Fire Station 2, 601 S. York St.

The family event will include a Superior Air Med 1 helicopter at 3 p.m. if the weather permits, an interactive 911 simulator that children can practice with and other safety information.

In addition to a Fire Safety House Education Trailer, the department will also give a fire extinguisher demonstration.

This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is preventing kitchen fires. According to a release from the Elmhurst Fire Department, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire-related injuries.

For more information call 630-530-3090.

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