Fire Safety Open House & Pumpkin Patch set for Plymouth Twp.
Oct. 5, 2022 PLYMOUTH VOICE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Firefighters and police officers in Plymouth Township are often lifesavers in many ways and on Saturday Oct. 8 they will again help friends, neighbors and local families learn learn about fire safety and by providing an opportunity to enjoy several attractions during the upcoming Fire Safety Open House, from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
The open house will take place at Fire Station #1, this Saturday, at 9911 North Haggerty Road in Plymouth Township. The Pumpkin Patch is now open at both Station 1 and Station 3.
Everyone is welcome to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week.
This year’s campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape”, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires.
Visitors can meet firefighters, police officers and first responders, see and touch the new township fire engine and ambulances, learn how to use a fire extinguisher, view fire safety demonstrations, spray fire hoses, see a motor vehicle accident with the Jaws of Life demonstration, hear stories and tour the Plymouth Township Police Department.
There will also be a Survival Flight helicopter ambulance from the University of Michigan.
Another way Plymouth Township Firefighters Local 1496 save lives is by raising funds through charitable donations for members of the community and sponsoring the annual Charity Pumpkin Patch, taking place now at Fire Station 1, 9911 Haggerty Road, and Fire Station 3, 13600 Beck Road through Halloween.
Last year the local fire department personnel raised $6,000.00 for Plymouth families and provided cold weather attire to the Township schools. One hundred percent of the proceeds stay here in the greater Plymouth community.