Making fire prevention fun

Becky Vargo • Oct 17, 2017 at 7:28 PM

NUNICA — Children rode inside a fire truck, put out forest fires and high-fived Smokey the Bear during the annual Fire Prevention Week open house at the Crockery Township Fire Department on Wednesday night.

Ottawa County’s Technical Rescue Team put on a display rappelling down a rope from an aerial ladder.

The highlight of the evening was Crockery Township firefighters rolling up to the scene of a car fire with sirens activated and lights blazing. The firefighters put out the blaze and opened up the car with different tools.

Deputy Fire Chief John Kriger said they had a nice turnout, considering the decision to have the open house was done at the last minute.

Also participating in the event were the Ferrysburg and Spring Lake fire departments, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department’s Marine Patrol, and Deputy Mike Williams with his K-9 partner, Blitz. Some organizations also had informational tables inside the fire station.

See more photos from the event at the Grand Haven Tribune photo gallery.

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