The Keizer Fire District will hold its annual Emergency Medical Services Open House and Safety Fair on Monday, May 17, at the station, 661 Chemawa Rd. NE in Keizer from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Open House and Safety Fair will feature the equipment and services provided by the Keizer Fire District along with 25 other agencies and organizations that provide emergency services and safety messages to area residents.
Visitors can receive safety information on a variety of subjects, meet people with expertise in many life safety fields and enjoy free refreshments.
Activities include the opportunity to get in a Keizer Fire District ambulance and/or other. There will be free blood pressure checks, information on the safe installation of infant and child car seats, and information on Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT).
Team Safety will display the Capitol Auto Group Racing Dragster. Safety information will be provided on electrical safety, disaster preparedness, boating safety and water safety. A Life Flight helicopter is scheduled to land behind the station at 7 p.m. and will be on display. The Keizer Bike Advisory Committee will have a bike obstacle course.
Agencies and organizations participating in this year’s Open House include the American Red Cross, Salem Electric, Keizer Police Department, Willamette Valley Communications Center (9-1-1) and Salem Hospital.
Other exhibitors include the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Marion County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol, US Bank and Chemeketa Community College. Several organizations will be on hand to provide awareness information about cancer, diabetes, and traffic safety information.
Visitors to the EMS Week Open House will also be able to walk across the parking lot to the City of Keizer shops and participate in its open house as it celebrates National Public Works Week
Public Works will offer displays, games, equipment displays free hot dogs provided by NW Natural.