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Pequot Lakes Fire Department open house is Oct. 11

The Pequot Lakes Fire Department will celebrate National Fire Prevention Week by visiting Eagle View Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to speak with students in kindergarten through second grade regarding fire prevention and safety.

Firefighters will host their annual Fire Prevention Open House from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Pequot Lakes Fire Hall (4638 County Road 11). Hot dogs, chips, juice, cookies and popcorn will be served. There will be cake to help celebrate their 100 years of service.

View the trucks and equipment and meet local firefighters. There will be demonstrations, fire prevention materials for all ages and new Pequot Lakes Fire Department trading cards. 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.