HO-HO-KUS, N.J. -- The Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department, in partnership with the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, will host its annual Open House on Sunday, from 1-4 p.m., as part of National Fire Prevention Week.
The event will provide hands-on opportunities for kids and adults alike to have fun and learn about fire safety.
The event will take place at the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire House, 52 Sheridan Ave., adjacent to Town Hall.
The day will feature a number of activities for kids, including live fire-hose target practice.
Firefighting coloring books and toy fire helmets will be distributed.
Throughout the afternoon, Ho-Ho-Kus firefighters will demonstrate their advanced firefighting and life-saving capabilities in a series of demonstrations, including a vehicle extraction simulation.
“Sparky,” the department mascot, also will be on hand for autographs and photos.
Cider, donuts, popcorn, balloons and rub-on tattoos also will be available.
Since 1911, the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department has been fully staffed by volunteers, protecting lives and property.
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