Next week is Fire Prevention Week, and both the Rochester and Rochester Hills fire departments are gearing up this weekend to educate the community.
- Tonight: Fire trucks, ambulances and other rescue vehicles from the Rochester Hills Fire Department will be on display from 7-9 tonight at the Auburn Road . Visitors are invited to bring their cameras; there will be demonstrations, and firefighters will be there to talk about what they do.
- Sunday: From noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, all five Rochester Hills fire stations will be open for visitors. Hot dogs, donuts and cider will be served, and firefighters will give tours.
- Sunday: In downtown Rochester, the fire department will be open for tours and other activities from noon to 4 p.m. An emergency medical center helicopter will land at the station around 12:30 p.m. and firefighters will hold rope rescue demonstrations and other activities for families.