Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Saddle Ridge Fire Station opens for community Nov. 15

Looking to meet Calgary firefighters and learn about fire prevention and safety? Come out to our Calgary Fire Department community open house on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This Saturday, the Calgary Fire Department will be hosting an open house at Saddle Ridge Fire Station 32 (800 Saddletowne Cir. N.E.).

Come and visit with the crew, try on some firefighter gear, and learn what it’s like to be behind the wheel of a fire truck!

Join the station captain, his crew, Sparky the mascot and community leaders for a day filled with entertainment and hands-on learning for the whole family.

Activities will include:

  • Fire station tours with the captain and crew
  • Meet Sparky the dog, the Calgary Fire Department mascot 
  • Interested teens can learn about the Calgary Fire Department Fire Cadet program
  • Live fire extinguisher practice—can you put out the fire?
  • Historical fire truck display 
  • Balloon animals and face-painting for kids
  • Animal & Bylaw Services Animal Rescue vehicle
  • Calgary Police Service vehicles
  • And much more!

For more information and updates, join our Facebook event.

Submitted by Danielle Vlemmiks, Calgary Fire Department

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