Sycamore Fire Department to host open house

The Sycamore Fire Department will host its third annual open house event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Fire Station 2, 2100 Frantum Road in Sycamore. The open house will be a community event, jam-packed with engaging and educational activities for all ages.

The event will include fire station tours, face-painting, ambulance and fire engine, helicopter, snow plow, police car, command vehicle and tow truck tours, safety booths sponsored by ComEd and Nicor, adult and child firefighter combat challenge courses, live demonstrations of motor vehicle accidents and fire extinguishers. A hot dog lunch will be provided.

The Fire Prevention Week theme for 2019 is, “Not every hero wears a cape, plan and practice your escape.” Sycamore firefighters encourage all residents to develop and practice escape plans regularly.

For more information, call the Sycamore Fire Department at 815-895-4514.

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