Greeley Fire Department invites community to Station 5 Open Day – Greeley Tribune

The Greeley Fire Department hopes to spark public interest in the fire service by hosting an open house to wrap up Fire Prevention Week.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 12, community members of all ages can stop by Greeley Fire Department Station 5 at 4701 24th St. for a wide range of activities, a firehouse tour firefighters and a chance to learn about all types of fires. equipment, according to a ministry’s social media post.

“As we wrap up Fire Prevention Week, we wanted to invite the Town of Greeley to come see firsthand the resources and devices we offer to help the town,” said firefighter and event organizer Chris Lambuth in a statement.

Attendees will get an inside look at ladder trucks, fire engines, a UC Health ambulance and public safety vehicles, as well as a look at an antique 1916 engine. As teams display devices at the fire station, members of the community present can also witness the landing of a Med Evac helicopter in Monfort Park, located near the fire station.

Staff members hope to provide an exciting and educational experience that will pique children’s interest, whether it’s catching a hose station in action or trying out junior firefighter gear, Greeley Fire said.

The department is also setting up a bouncy castle and inflatable obstacle course that will heat up the competition as friends, family members and fellow firefighters race to the finish line.

The event will include music and food trucks.

“The open house is just to reconnect with the community and create an opportunity to have fun memories with families and to be able to show off some of our resources,” Lambuth said. “It will be an event that if you miss, you missed.”

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