Fred A. Mitchell Jr., Fire Chief
47 Central Street
Georgetown, MA 01833
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Georgetown Fire Department Reminds Community of Open House This Weekend
GEORGETOWN — Chief Fred A. Mitchell, Jr. would like to remind residents that the Georgetown Fire Department is hosting its annual open house this weekend.
Georgetown Fire Department, 47 Central St.
Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Residents are invited to participate in the following activities at the Open House:
- Fire safety house tours
- Fire truck tours
- Interactive fire extinguisher simulation
- Firefighters in gear demonstration
- Learn firefighting skills with authentic training equipment — make your way through the entanglement prop, and show your strength with the forcible entry prop
In addition, firefighters will be conducting the Junior Firefighter Challenge for children all day. The challenge includes working the Keiser force machine (sledge hammer), an obstacle course, a tunnel crawl, rescuing a mannequin and operating a hose.
Vehicle extrication demonstrations will take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Provisions will be in place in the event of inclement weather.