CHULA VISTA (CNS) - Chula Vista firefighters will kick off National Fire Prevention Week Saturday by hosting an open house with live demonstrations, equipment displays and fire prevention exhibits.
Firefighters, fire prevention personnel and Fire Explorers will participate in the event at Fire Station 4 held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Day. This year's campaign, "Have Two Ways Out," focuses on fire escape planning.
"We invite members of our community to join us for this annual open house," Fire Chief Dave Hanneman said. "In addition, we will give residents a first-hand look at some of our firefighting techniques and offer valuable fire prevention information."
The open house will include rides for kids on the "Little Fire Truck," free blood pressure checks by AMR ambulance service and information booths set up by the Burn Institute, the San Diego County Hazmat Unit, the Citizens Emergency Response Team, Citizens Adversity Support Team and the fire Safety Council of San Diego County.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Foundation have also scheduled open houses throughout the week in eight city fire stations, starting with an event Sunday at Fire Station 21 in Pacific Beach, followed by a similar event at the Hillcrest station.
Activities will vary from station to station, but among those planned were tours, interactive demonstrations, CPR demonstrations and firefighter exercises like rappelling, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Foundation.
If you thought you'd have to take a really long and really expensive flight across the pond to witness the Scottish highland games, then calm your bagpipes -- you can catch them this weekend, right here in San Diego!
Sweat season is finally here. The summer solstice - the annual moment at which the sun is the highest it ever gets in the sky - occurs Thursday
A commuter train struck and gravely injured a 57- year-old disabled woman Wednesday after her wheelchair apparently got stuck on a stretch of railway near Old Town.
A San Diego City Council committee Wednesday agreed to create a working group to explore the creation of a permit and fee system for companies providing dockless bikes and scooters.
Summer Fun on the 101 is Encinitas’ most epic music festival and is free and open to the whole community!
Wednesday is World Refugee Day and you can help local refugees in a variety of way including when you shop.
The City has received a national award for an event celebrating the pioneering use of recycled water to make beer.
Carlsbad's Ron Capps entered the funny car winner's circle on Sunday for the the first time this season. Only being his first win is somewhat of a surprise as Capps had eight wins last season and won the NHRA funny car championship the year before.
The president of the La Mesa – Spring Valley School District Board on Tuesday faced calls to resign over a post on his personal Facebook page.