BELLEVILLE — The public is invited to the Belleville Fire Department's open house on Saturday.
The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Engine House No. 4 at 1125 S. Illinois St.
Residents will get to meet the city's firefighters and see the new fire truck, placed in full service this month.
Firefighters will provide car seat safety checks, fire extinguisher training and information on juvenile firesetter intervention.
There will be training and simulations on how to escape from a house on fire.
Chewy, a fire accelerant K9, will do demos at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Auto extrication demos will take place at noon and 2 p.m.
And, the Fire Department will display an artifact that was once part of the World Trade Center in New York.