Albert Lea Fire Rescue to hold community fire drill Wednesday evening, open house Saturday
(ABC 6 News) – This week is Fire Prevention Week across America which teaches adults and children how to stay safe in the event of a fire.
Albert Lea Fire Rescue is urging the community to take part in Operation EDITH, which stands for Exit Drills In The Home. This annual fire drill will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, with civil defense sirens sounding. This will be the time for the community to practice home escape plans in case of a fire.
Fire fighters also invite the public to the fire station on Saturday for an open house from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The fire station is located at 417 S. Newton Ave. It is a free event.
Activities will include:
- Physical agility course for youth
- Sparky trailer demonstrations
- Dollhouse smoke and burn
- Water spray prop
- Self-guided tours
- Bouncy houses
- Viewing of trucks
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