Saanich Fire Department Open House
Saturday, September 15, 2012
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
No.1 Fire Station, 760 Vernon Avenue
Please accept this invitation to attend our open house. Tour the fire hall, sit in the trucks, try on some gear, watch firefighters demonstrate their equipment and more…don’t forget your camera! There will be food and other refreshments available and a door prize too! We invite everyone to attend this free family friendly event.
Parking is provided at the Saanich Municipal Hall.
A variety of activities and demonstrations will be occurring throughout the day, including:
High Angle Rescue
High angle rescue demonstrations - come and see firefighters rappel off a tower.
Saanich Emergency Program
It’s the Saanich Emergency Program 50th anniversary! Come learn about emergency
preparedness and the volunteer disaster response services they provide.
‘Jaws of life’ are used to demonstrate how we rescue trapped occupants from vehicles.
Fire Apparatus Display
Tour one of our many trucks on display including, an ATV, Rescue Apparatus, Aerial Ladder,
Zodiac and more!
Most home fires occur in the kitchen while cooking, but are often extinguished with only minor
damage with a fire extinguisher. Come out and learn how to safely use this valuable fire fighting
Fire truck tours, balloons, jumping castle, and a chance to spray water at the kid’s hose station!
For More Information Contact: Jerry Tomljenovic, Saanich Fire Department,
Phone: (250) 475 – 5578, Fax (250) 475 – 5505