Fire Department to hold open house
Oct. 12 during Fire Prevention Week
|The Fort McCoy Fire Department will hold an open house
from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in building 1680. Everyone in the
Fort McCoy community is welcome to attend.
The event is part of national Fire Prevention Week, which runs from Oct.
9-15. This year’s theme is “Protect Your Family From Fire.”
Curt Ladwig, Fort McCoy fire prevention inspector, said the Oct. 12
event will include a Medlink Helicopter Display (based on availability),
a vehicle extrication demonstration, hands-on fire-extinguisher
training, a station tour and lunch.
Information about various fire prevention topics also will be available.
People attending also can bring their fire extinguishers from home and
have them inspected to ensure they’re in good working condition, Ladwig
Fire drills for members of the Fort McCoy work force also will be held
throughout the week. Members of the Child Development Center will visit
the Fire Department Oct. 13.
For more information about the events or Fire Prevention Week, call
Ladwig at 608-388-4077.