The crowd watches as a Homewood firefighter demonstrates how emergency responders extricate victims who are trapped in a vehicle during the 2015 Homewood Fire Department open house. The department will hold its 2016 open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. (Chronicle file photo)
National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9 to 15, is coming soon, but the Homewood Fire Department (HFD)will begin its observance on Saturday, Oct. 1, with its annual open house . . .