Happy Fire Prevention week! Every homeowner should implement safe practices to protect their loved ones and their property. A few tips from the U.S. Fire Administration include:

  • Every home should have at least one working fire alarm.

  • Never overload circuits or extension cords to prevent electrical fires.

  • Use applicances wisely

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, the five companies of the Abington Township Fire Department (ATFD) will host several free open houses from 6:30–8:30 p.m. discussing fire prevention and volunteer firefighters' duties.

  • Oct. 7: Abington Fire Company — 1920 Horace Avenue, Abington
  • Oct. 8: McKinley Fire Company — 893 Jenkintown Road, Elkins Park
  • Oct. 9: Roslyn Fire Company — 1128  Bradfield Road, Roslyn
  • Oct. 10: Weldon Fire Company —  412 N. Easton Road,Glenside
  • Oct. 11: Edge Hill Fire Company — 2843 Limekiln Pike, North Hills