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Fuller Road Fire Department Hosts Annual Fire Prevention Day Open House

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ALBANY, NY - In October, the Fuller Road Fire Department held their annual fire prevention open house at their station. The fire department welcomed into the fire station the Albany County Sheriff's Department, Colonie Emergency Medical Services, and Colonie Police Department. The event attracted numerous members of the community in the Fuller Road Fire District and featured numerous pieces of fire safety materials, coloring books for kids, cool fire safety giveaways, and presentations on how to properly extinguish a cooking fire.

Kids also got to use a fire hose that allowed them to extinguish a fake house fire which was a big hit. Families also got to meet the Albany County Sheriff's Department's K-9 Officer that was excited to meet everyone. The fire department set up all of their apparatus in the rear of the building, including their brand new 2023 Rosenbauer Avenger. The fire department also had applications out and information on their explore program for younger members of the community who are interested in joining the fire department and also, they had applications for anyone in the community over the age of 18 looking to join. The Fire Department is looking forward to next year‘s fire prevention and will be releasing the date as it gets closer.


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