Allegheny County is planning a fire prevention and safety fair Oct. 6 at the county airport in West Mifflin.
The event, which kicks off the Fire Prevention Week, goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free to the public.
Numerous first responders, medics, 911 dispatchers and other organizations will be at the fair.
Allegheny County Emergency Services Chief Alvin Henderson called the event a “day of fun and learning.”
“The Allegheny County Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off and Health & Safety Fair will feature demonstrations, activities and lots of great information to protect our neighborhoods and help make our families safer,” he said in a press release.
Below is a list of all the organizations that will be at the fair…
- Allegheny County 9-1-1 Mobile Training Unit education and giveaways
- Allegheny County Emergency Services canine demonstrations, canine CPR, search and rescue dogs, and cadaver dogs
- Allegheny County Juvenile Firesetters Intervention Team fire education and giveaways
- Allegheny County Police talking police car and child digital fingerprinting
- Allegheny County Fire Marshal’s accelerant detection dog, Coal, and new accelerant puppy-in-training, Diesel
- Dravosburg Fire Department’s Sparky the Dog
- EQT’s Freddie the Flame mascot
- Face painting courtesy of Hope Worldwide
- Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Smoke House where people will practice exiting from a smoky house
- Public safety equipment and apparatus displays from various agencies and municipalities
- UPMC health screenings
- West Mifflin Police Department child fingerprinting
- Allegheny County Council
- Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office
- Allegheny County Medical Examiner Forensic Lab Division
- Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office
- American Red Cross
- Baldwin Emergency Medical Services
- Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
- Public safety agencies from Dravosburg, Duquesne, Glassport and McKeesport
- Salvation Army
- West Mifflin Fire Department
- West Penn Burn Center