first_imgThe Ocean City Fire Department’s Open House is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the department headquarters at 550 Asbury Avenue.The event includes a coloring contest for kids, and the picture is attached below as a PDF. Kids can color “Sparky” and bring their pictures to the Open House to enter the contest.The annual event coincides with national Fire Prevention Month and gives the community a chance to learn more about how the department works.Many of the activities at the Open House are geared toward teaching children how to act and react in a fire situation. From learning to “stop, drop and roll” to using a fire extinguisher to douse flames, Ocean City youth got a chance to learn by doing.Off-duty firefighters from Ocean City Firefighters FMBA Local 27 volunteer their time to help produce the event.For more information, call 609-525-9182.Download (PDF, 267KB)last_img

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