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Excelsior Fire Prevention Open House and Safety Fair

October 7 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

Free
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FREE Admission, FREE DINNER (Grilled Hot Dogs, Homemade Kowalski Cookies, Popcorn
Caribou Coffee, Lemonade) The Salvation Army will be passing out water & Hot Coca.
Displays, Activities, Demonstrations, Games, Food, Fun, and Fire Truck Rides
The Open House is a fun filled evening for kids of all ages and adults. The evening is packed with fire and life safety activities, exhibits, and demonstrations. This is an educational event that has an array of opportunities.
They are Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen by featuring demonstrations and activities related to Kitchen Fire Safety.
  • LIVE KITCHEN FIRE SAFETY-SLIDE A LID OVER A STOVETOP FIRE DEMONSTRATION Times: Every 30 minutes
  • INTERACTIVE KITCHEN STOVETOP SAFETY DISPLAY
  • HOME & BUSINESS FIRE EXTINGUISHER OFFER
    • Fire Extinguisher Service and Recycling
    • Re-chargeable fire extinguisher inspection and tagging
    • ONLY $10.00 per extinguisher!!!
    • FREE Fire Extinguisher Recycling
HERE IS A LIST OF EFD FIRE PREVENTION OPEN HOUSE AND SAFETY FAIR OPEN HOUSE ONGOING ACTIVITIES, DISPLAYS, AND FESTIVITIES:
THINGS TO DO
  • Freddie the Fire Truck: Come talk to Freddie about fire safety.
  • Sparky’s Spray House: Spray a real fire hose and hit the targets.
  • Fire Prevention Fishing Pond: Earn your bait by participating in educational activities throughout the open house and then go fishing for fun surprises.
  • Home Fire Drill Safety Plan Booth is where Scout Troop 430 will explain and show your family how to make a Home Fire Drill Plan and why it is important to practice the plan.
  • Dem-Com Recycling Trailer shares information on how to prevent lithium batteries from causing a fire at your home, while charging, and when you travel.
  • National Sprinkler Association: A Representative will be here to answer your questions about commercial and residential sprinklers
  • Hennepin County 9-1-1 Dispatch will have a 9-1-1 dispatcher available to answer questions about new dispatching technology and talk about what kids need to know about calling 9-1-1 in today’s world.
  • Hennepin County Sherriff’s Water Patrol and the Excelsior Fire District Water Rescue Display: See all types of watercrafts used for water emergencies
  • American Red Cross can answer your questions and show you how to be “Red Cross Ready” by being prepared for an emergency or natural disaster.
  • CenterPoint Energy: Stop by their booth and learn more about pipeline safety and sign up for a free Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Hennepin County Medical Center Burn Unit: Learn how to prevent burns and see their mouth dropping display.
  • Deephaven Police Department: Meet your local police officers and learn about Safety.
  • Knewtson Health Group: Get good advice about your child’s school backpack and how to take the load off of your child’s back.
  • Hennepin County Sherriff’s Water Patrol Display: Checkout all types of water rescue equipment they use and the watercrafts they depend on for water emergencies
  • Lindstrom Restoration will show you the devastating aftermath of residential fires and inform you how to prevent a fire.
  • Salvation Army Canteen: See the newest member of the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services Fleet.
  • Hennepin County Medical Center Ambulance: Paramedics will give you tours of the ambulance and show you all the cool stuff they have to help people who are sick or injured.
  • ResourceWest Hopkins and Minnetonka Family Services will be collecting coats and schools supplies.
  • I.C.A. Food Shelf: Bring a non-perishable food item to help stock the shelves of the local food shelf for the holidays
WIN
  • Door Prizes for all ages, win smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers, Stove Top Fire Stops, and many more prizes.
**Parking is at Shorewood Public Works just to the west of Station #1 Look for signage.  On site handicap parking is available-Look for signage.**

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
Drop-in, Educational, Family Fun, Food, Free, Games, Health, Indoor, Kid Friendly, Outdoors, Teens, Toddlers, Vehicles
Event Tags:
Excelsior, Fire Prevention
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/230264969065411/

Organizer

Excelsior Fire District, MN
Phone:
(952) 401-8801
Email:
info@excelsiorfire.org
Website:
https://www.ci.excelsior.mn.us/120/Fire

Venue

Excelsior Fire District Station #1
24100 Smithtown Road
Excelsior, MN 55331
+ Google Map
Phone:
(952) 401-8801
Website:
https://www.ci.excelsior.mn.us/120/Fire

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