Salisbury Fire Department Invites Public To Annual Open House
SALISBURY, Md. (WBOC)- The Salisbury Fire Department is opening its fire stations to the public Saturday, Aug. 16 for an Open House to celebrate the Department’s 142nd Anniversary.
Station 1 at 1100 Beaglin Park Dr., Station 2 at 801 Brown St. and Station 16 at 325 Cypress St. will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“We encourage residents to get an up-close look at the neighborhood fire stations,” said SFD Fire Chief Richard Hoppes. “We are a staple in the community and this is a good way to connect City of Salisbury and Wicomico County residents with their local firefighters and emergency medical technicians.”
The open houses will feature interactive events every hour on the hour including Auto Rescue, High Rise Demo, Fire Extinguisher class, Rappelling Demo, Cut the Roof and a Layperson CPR class.
The fire department invites the public to come out and talk with members, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, get a station tour and receive a free blood pressure check. There will also be free face painting, a moon bounce, a fire prevention trailer and a dunking booth. The Ladies Auxiliary at Station 16 will provide refreshments.
For more information, visit the Salisbury Fire Department’s website at www.salisburyfd.com or call (410) 548-3120.