The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company along with the Purcellville Volunteer Rescue Squad will host the annual Purcellville Safety Center Open House on October 16, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. All residents are invited to partake in the following activities: Get a photo with Sparky the Fire dog, meet & greet local first responders, and see the latest in first responder equipment. Ongoing activities for kids include: Stop, Drop, Cover, and Roll practice station, Put Out the Fire, Firetruck rides, Be a Firefighter Photo Booth, and 911 Simulations. Visit with Smokey the Bear along with his friends from the US Forrest Service. Other ongoing activities include: how to use a Fire Extinguisher, proper care & maintenance of smoke alarms, PPE demonstrations, PVFC supporter merchandise for sale. Visit with one of Loudoun County Fire & Rescue Bomb Technician’s and his arson dog Dolley. Residents can also tour the Purcellville Safety Center.
The following live action demonstrations will take place; a Vehicle Extrication at 2:30, and the Ladder Truck Challenge at 3:30.
Purcellville Volunteer Rescue Squad will also be on hand to show residents the Ambulances, a First Aide Station, and how to join the Explorer Program. They will also have hot dogs, chips, and drinks available for purchase. The Moon Bounce will be inflated and Face Painting will be available