Annual Open House
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 4, 2017
From the Office of: Dean F. Desmarais
Chief of the Department
Chicopee Fire Chief Dean Desmarais is pleased to announce that the Chicopee Fire Department’s 29th Annual Open House will take place on Sunday, October 8th between the hours of 1PM and 3:30PM.
Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Dupre will be coordinating the day’s event, which will include fire apparatus and equipment demonstrations. There will be station tours and fire prevention information at the fire stations throughout the City. Fire safety literature will be available for the adults as well as fire hats, stickers, and fire coloring books for the children.
The Chicopee Boys and Girls Club will be making crafts with children. Papa John’s restaurant will provide refreshments for visitors. There will also be a demonstration using the “Jaws of Life”.
Fire Chief Desmarais extends his invitation to the public and particularly to those with young children to visit the City’s fire stations, view the equipment and meet with the men and women who have committed themselves to serving your community.
Fire Chief Desmarais wishes to reiterate the National Fire Protection Association’s safety message, “Every second counts, plan two ways out”.
Station locations are:
Fire Headquarters 80 Church Street
Station 3 96 Cabot Street
Station 4 654 Burnett Road
Station 5 580 Chicopee Street
Station 7 739 Grattan Street
Station 8 900 James Street