NERS to have open house Oct. 8

In celebration of fire prevention month, the Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad Inc. Division of Fire and Division of Emergency Medical Services is inviting area residents to attend an open house at the Newcomerstown Fire Station on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Members will be giving tours of the fire station, providing demonstrations of equipment, checking blood pressure, and giving safety talks to children. All of the fire trucks, ambulances and the rescue truck 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.

The fire station is located at 200 S. College St., Newcomerstown.