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Glen Ellyn firefighters to hold annual fund drive, Prevention Week open houses

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 6:00 a.m. CDT

GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company is holding its annual fund drive to cover the costs of firefighting and mechanical gear, vehicles and day-to-day operating costs.

Donations can be mailed to the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 460, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138. They also can be dropped off at either village fire station, 524 Pennsylvania Ave. or 681 Taft Ave.

During Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 through 12, the company also will hold an open house as part of the fundraising drive.

The open house will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at the downtown fire station, 524 Pennsylvania Ave.

A second open house will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. also at the downtown station, as well as at the south station, 681 Taft Ave.

For more information, visit the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company's website at

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