Saanich Fire Hall to host open house

Sept. 13 event includes fire truck tours, bouncy castle, face painting and more

Join Saanich firefighters for a day of fun and activities at their annual open house on Sept. 13.

Taking place at Fire Hall No. 2, 4595 Elk Lake Rd., residents are invited to take a fire truck tour as well as watch rescue demonstrations and kitchen fire simulations.

There’s also the chance to explore the Saanich command vehicle.

Kids’ activities include the fire bucket brigade, fire hose spray station, a bouncy castle and face painting.

Draw prizes and giveaways take place throughout the day. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Parking is available at Saanich Commonwealth Place.

For more details, visit saanich.ca/fire.

 

 

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