National Fire Prevention Week is observed annual the week of October 9, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire. To kick off Fire Prevention Week 2021 (October 3 –9), the Portage Department of Public Safety Fire Division will be hosting a Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, October 2, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. This FREE event is open to the public. Please join us at Fire Station No. 1, located at 7830 Shaver Road, for fun activities for the whole family, including fire safety demonstrations, fire safety education and hand-outs, and fire prevention puppet shows. Come visit with firefighters, check out their fire gear, get a close up look at police and fire vehicles, and meet Sparky the Fire Dog!
To learn more about Fire Prevention Week and activities in the City of Portage, please contact the Portage Fire Division at 269-329-4487. Fire more information about Fire Prevention Week and fire prevention in general, please visit www.fpw.org.