LANSING, Ill. (October 17, 2022) – The Lansing Fire Department is 100 years old this year, and celebrated its birthday and the end of Fire Prevention Week 2022 by hosting an open house for the community on Saturday, October 15. LFD recognized retired firefighters, hosted demonstrations, and opened its firehouse and firetrucks to the public at 19300 Burnham Avenue. Photos and videos from the the event, which ran from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., are included below.
Lansing Fire Department open house
The demonstration below illustrated the importance of a functioning sprinkler system in a house fire. LFD set up two “bedrooms,” one with sprinklers and one without. The two demonstrations are side-by-side in the video below for effect:
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