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Fire demonstration, UCAN helicopter to highlight annual Homewood Fire Department open house on Saturday

The annual Homewood Fire Department open house will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 17950 Dixie Highway. The family event is filled with activities for kids that also will impart fire safety lessons. 

Homewood firefighters at the 2021 fire department open house prepare to extinguish a blaze set to demonstrate the effectiveness of sprinklers in fighting fires. (Chronicle file photo)

Megan Tipton, HFD event coordinator, said kids (and parents) will have a chance to learn the answers to these and other questions:

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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