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Edwardsville Fire Department Open House

The Edwardsville Fire Department provided these photos of its an open house Aug. 18 with about 250 people attending. One of the highlights of the day was the fire safety house, with about 125 children taking a tour. There were also tours of the station, and those who attended were able to learn about equipment used by firefighters and ask questions. The main highlight of the day was a live helicopter landing by Life Flight Eagle air ambulance.

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Capt. John Rogoza of the Edwardsville Fire Department talks to children in the fire safety ...

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Those attending the fire department's open house flock to the life flight helicopter, which landed ...

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Firefighters help youngsters climb into the fire safety house for a lesson.

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Children squeeze in to the miniature fire safety house for a lesson from firefighters.

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A firefighter helps a youngster aim a fire hose at the open house event Aug. ...

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A firefighter helps a youngster spray a fire hose at the wooden "fire" target.


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