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Fire department hosts open house

The Kelowna Fire Department will open its doors to the public Sunday, Sept. 7, for a pancake breakfast and family fun day in support of the Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the main firehall on Enterprise Way, with the support of the Salvation Army, YMCA and Willow Park Church.

“This will be a fun place for families and we encourage as many people as possible to come out, have breakfast, meet Kelowna’s firefighters and have some fun with the events and demonstrations we have planned,” said Kelowna fire chief Jeff Carlisle.

In addition to the breakfast, visitors will see auto extraction demonstrations with local media, high-angle rescue with former National Hockey League professional Wade Redden, fire extinguisher demonstrations, RCMP canine demonstrations and a burn demonstration.

Other events include face painting, a bouncy castle obstacle course, family games and more.

People of all ages are invited to attend, with all proceeds going to Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society, supporting local charities and the B.C. Professional Firefighters Association Burn Fund.

Events include: 9:30 a.m.—RCMP dog demonstration, 10 a.m.—auto extrication, 10:30 a.m.—live burn, 11 a.m.—high angle rescue .

 

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