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Fire Prevention Week Events – Oakland County

Posted by Glen LaGrou October 18, 2013 Events, Local Activities

Fire Prevention Week is October 6 through October 12, 2013. To educate people about fire safety and prevention, several Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan fire departments will hold open houses and demonstrations. Participating Fire Prevention Week Open Houses and Demonstrations include:

Birmingham, Michigan Fire Department Open House
Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 1p-4p
Birmingham Fire Department (572 S. Adams, Birmingham, MI)
The hands-on event offers attendees an opportunity to operate a fire hose and learn about fire safety. Portable fire extinguisher and DTE Arcs and Sparks demonstrations also will take place during the open house. View an EMS and vehicle extrication display, along with HAZMAT apparatus and equipment. Enter a raffle and enjoy refreshments at this family friendly event! For more information, contact the Birmingham Fire Department at (248) 530-1900.

Bloomfield Township, Michigan Fire Department Open House
Sunday, October 6, 2013 from noon-4p
Bloomfield Twp Fire Department (Township Civic Campus/West of Telegraph, South of Long Lake Rd)
Free fire department open house features fire trucks, fire safety demos, patrol car rides, K-9 demos, coffee, cider, donuts candy and more.

Clawson, Michigan Fire Department Prevention Week and Open House
October 6-12, 2013 (Open House is October 13, 2013 from noon-3p)
Clawson Fire Department – 111 Gardner, Clawson, MI
The Clawson Fire Department will once again visit local elementary schools to discuss the importance of fire safety. This year’s theme, “Prevent Kitchen Fires” reminds us that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home and will educate people how to keep cooking fires from starting in the first place. As a reminder, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors! It is also important for those with fireplaces to properly clean the chimney before using them this winter. Join us at the annual open house for educational demonstrations, informative handouts and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

Farmington Hills, Michigan Fire Safety Week Event: Fire Prevention Open House
Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3p-7p
Farmington Hills Fire Dept Headquarters (31455 W. Eleven Mile Road,
Farmington Hills, MI)
The free event will feature educational demonstrations from Farmington Hills Fire Fighters and fun activities for all ages. Participants can sit in a fire truck, learn about escape techniques in the Fire Safety House, dress up in fire fighter’s gear, and get their photo taken with Sparky the Fire Dog. Information booths will feature displays from Botsford Hospital, the Farmington Hills Police Department, the City Clerk’s Office, and the Emergency Preparedness Commission. For more information about the Fire Prevention Open House, call the Farmington Hills Fire Department at 248-871-2800.

Rochester Hills, Michigan Emergency Apparatus Display
Friday, October 11, 2013 from 7p-9p
Meijer Parking Lot (corner of Auburn Rd and Rochester Rd)
See numerous fire trucks, ambulances, rescue vehicles, demonstrations, a helicopter and more. Enjoy some cider and spend time with local firefighters.

Rochester Hills, Michigan Fire Department Open House
Sunday, October 13, 2013 from noon-3p
Rochester Hills Fire Station 1 (1111 Horizon Ct, Rochester Hills)
Rochester Hills Fire Station 2 (1251 E. Auburn, Rochester Hills)
Rochester Hills Fire Station 4 (2723 Walton, Rochester Hills)
Meet the firefighters, tour the station, see emergency vehicles and enjoy some cider and donuts.

Village of Rochester Hills Fire Prevention Day at The Village
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10a-2p
NE Corner of Walton Blvd and Adams Rd
The Village of Rochester Hills and the City of Rochester Hills Fire Department will bring you fire prevention day at the Village. There will be fire trucks on display for the entire family interact with; hold the fire hose, get in the driver’s seat, try on boots and jackets that the fire-fighters wear and even ask questions to the “real-live” fire-fighters. In addition, the smoke house will be onsite for families to learn about an indoor environment that is smoke filled. It is a great time of the year to replace your fire alarms, and the fire department will be taking appointments to come out and install fire alarms for FREE. Plus, get battery replacements for your fire alarms for free too (while supplies last). It’s almost time to “fall back” and reset our clocks and it’s the perfect time to remember to replace or change the batteries in your fire alarms. Come as a family to ask questions and even develop your personal family escape route for your home. Do not miss out on this important community education event.

Troy, Michigan Fire Department Open House
Sunday, Ocotber 6, 2013 from 1-4p
Troy Fire Station #1 – 1019 E. Big Beaver, Troy, MI
Troy Fire Station #2 – 5600 Livernois, Troy, MI
Troy Fire Station #3 – 2400 W. Big Beaver, Troy, MI
Troy Fire Station #4 – 2013 E. Maple, Troy, MI
Troy Fire Station #5 – 6399 John R, Troy, MI
Troy Fire Station #6 – 5901 Coolidge, Troy, MI

More Fire Prevention Week Metro Detroit and Oakland County, Michigan events coming soon!

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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