GFR Hosts Two Events as Part of Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 4 & 9)


For Fire Prevention Week, Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR) is hosting two memorable events!

GFR's Family Safety Expo (Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10AM-2PM at GFR Station 3, 900 N. Waldo Rd.) is a family-friendly event for kids of all ages and features:

  • 10AM - Hazardous Materials Demo
  • 11AM - Fire and EMS Demo
  • 12PM - Technical Rescue Demo
  • 1PM - Residential Sprinkler Demo with live fire
  • Fire truck tours, fire hose spraying and more!

Screaming for Safety (Thursday, Oct. 9 from 4-7PM at Kiwanis Safety City, 1025 NE 13th St.) features:

  • Costume contest at 6PM
  • Trick or treat
  • Different safety-related stations