Thursday, October 6, 2022

A warm welcome

Members of the Sumpter Township Fire Department will be marking Fire Prevention Week with an open house at the fire station from noon until 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Visitors can tour the station, meet and greet fire department personnel and enjoy refreshments to mark the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, the longest running public health observance on record. The theme of the week-long observance across the country, Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape, will be marked from Oct. 9 through 15 with fire station open house events throughout the area. The Sumpter Township Fire Station is located at 20550 Sumpter Road in Belleville.