In celebration of Fire Prevention Month, the Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc. Division of Fire and Division of Emergency Medical Services will be having an open house at the Newcomerstown first station, located at 200 S. College St., Newcomerstown, on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend.

Members will be giving tours of the fire station, providing demonstrations of equipment, checking blood pressures, and giving safety talks to children.

All of the fire trucks, ambulances and rescue trucks will be open for display.

Light refreshments will be served. Plan to stop by and meet the members of the local fire department and Blue, the fire dog.