Fire district hosts open house |

Fire district hosts open house

Daily staff report

AVON Eagle River Fire Protection District will host an open house at Station 12 on Saturday. The event is scheduled from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event, which will feature fun for the whole family ¬タヤ including interactive displays, games and information, as well as hot dogs straight off the grill ¬タヤ is free and open to the whole community. The station is located at 33860 U.S. Highway 6 in Edwards, next to the Eagle County Paramedic Services campus.

A family event

Kids can try their hand at squirting a fire hose at a burning building, learn about fire apparatus and how firefighters use thermal imaging cameras to locate people in low visibility situations. Adults can learn about ways to be prepared for an emergency and important tips for creating wildfire-resistant defensible space around their homes.

For more information on Saturday¬タルs open house, please call Tracy LeClair, at 970-471-5284 or email tleclair@eagle

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