Calabash FD to host open house event, public invited to meet new chief

The Calabash Fire Department has announced that they will be hosting an open house event from...
The Calabash Fire Department has announced that they will be hosting an open house event from 12 - 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 at 892 Persimmon Road SW.(WECT)
Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 11:56 AM EDT
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CALABASH, N.C. (WECT) - The Calabash Fire Department has announced that they will be hosting an open house event from 12 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 at 892 Persimmon Road SW.

The free, family-friendly event will give the local community the chance to meet the station’s new fire chief, Keith McGee. The event also offers free hot dogs and drinks.

According to Calabash FD, the event will include:

  • Face painting
  • Fire truck rides
  • Helmets for kids
  • Pictures with Sparky
  • Firehouse tours
  • Educational programs

Additionally, a hot air balloon will be on site if the weather cooperates. The fire department is also hoping to showcase a helicopter landing.

The Calabash Fire Department has announced that they will be hosting an open house event from...
The Calabash Fire Department has announced that they will be hosting an open house event from 12 - 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 at 892 Persimmon Road SW.(Calabash Fire Department)