Regional Emergency Services are hosting their annual pancake breakfast and open house Sat. Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fire Hall 1 at 2 Tolen Drive welcomes residents to meet firefighters and enjoy a delicious breakfast.
There will be activities for the whole family, including a chance to tour the fire safety trailer, explore displays and a fire extinguisher demonstration.
For those feeling adventurous, bunker up and experience a real fire in the Fire Blast trailer.
There will also be a play area, face painting, running of the FireFit course and of course, a visit from Sparky.
All proceeds from the event support the Friends of the Fort McMurray Firefighter’s Charities and are donated locally.
On Mon. Sept. 11 The Fort McMurray Fire Department Honour Guard will be hosting the Fire Fighter Memorial Service at Fire Hall 5 at 200 Saprae Creek Trail.
The community is invited to attend the ceremony which honours and pays tribute to the fallen fire fighters who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
The ceremony will be held at the site of the new fire fighter memorial statue.
Seating will begin at 10 a.m. and the ceremony will commence at 10:30 a.m. with refreshments to follow.