The Manhattan Fire Department wrapped up their fire prevention week with family-friendly activities at their annual open house. 

Community members flocked to the Headquarters Fire Station to ride Old Engine 1, practice using real fire hoses, watch real fire demonstrations and more. 

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MFD Captain Dan Newton explained more about the focus of this year’s fire prevention week: “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape” . 

      Fire won’t wait

Battalion Chief of Training Jason Hudson said this week was a great success and they were able to reach out and work with a variety of groups and people across town.

      Fire prevention week

Hudson said he hopes people are able to learn a lot from the open house activities. 

      Open house

Community members Megan, Claire and Charlotte McCoy said the whole day was really fun, but there were a couple activities they enjoyed the most. 

      Favorite activities

Manhattan Fire Department resources and information can be found on their website.