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Pequot Lakes, Nisswa fire departments to host open houses

The Pequot Lakes Fire Department will observe National Fire Prevention week with its annual Fire Prevention Open House from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Pequot Lakes Fire Hall, 4638 County Road 11.

Hot dogs, chips, juice, cookies and popcorn will be served. View the trucks, equipment and meet local firefighters. There will be demonstrations and fire prevention materials for all ages. Kids can attempt to put out a "fire" in the Pequot Lakes Fire House, jump in the "Spot the Fire Dog" bouncy house or enjoy a fire truck ride.

Also, the Nisswa Fire Department will host its annual open house from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Nisswa Fire Hall. Nisswa firefighters will teach fire safety to Nisswa Elementary School students Wednesday, Oct. 12.