Belmont Fire Holds Open House Wed. Oct. 9

Photo: Belmont Fire Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

The Belmont Fire Department is holding a free Open House, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the BFD’s headquarters, 299 Trapelo Rd. Sponsored by the Dedham-based pizza chain Papa Gino’s, the open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.

“This event allows us to reach out to the community and arm local families with fire safety tips and procedures,” said BFD Chief David Frizzell. “Our open house allows families to get together and better prepares them to react if a fire does start.”

Commemorating October being National Fire Safety Month, attendees will receive safety tips such as “stop, drop and roll,” learn how to plan escape routes and how to crawl safely through a smoke-filled room. In addition, Papa Gino’s will provide free pizza and children’s fire safety activity sheets.

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