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Fayetteville Fire Department welcomes all to Sat. open house

FFD-logoFayetteville Fire Department celebrates its 75th birthday Saturday, and you are invited to the party.

Fire Station 91 at the corner of Glynn Street (Hwy. 85) and Johnson Avenue is the place to be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as the fire department will host an open house including fire truck displays, station tours, Fire Safety House, fire extinguisher training, an inflatable slide, a bouncy house, prizes for kids, and free hot dogs, chips, and drinks for all.

In fact, everything is free.

According to Fire Chief Alan Jones, the Peachtree City Fire Department is joining the fun by offering the fire extinguisher training, and the Fairburn Fire Department is providing the interactive Fire Safety House, which is always a favorite with children and parents.

Ample free parking is available directly across Glynn Street at the Fayette County Administrative Complex. You may then use the signaled crosswalk a the corner of Glynn Street and Stonewall Avenue (Hwy. 54) to make your way to Station 91.

By Danny Harrison

Danny Harrison, a 1992 Fayette High School graduate, began his journalism career with Fayette County News in 1995. After taking several leaves of absence to pursue journalism and Christian ministry opportunities, including a few out of state and overseas, he returned full-time to Fayette County News in August 2014. Harrison earned a bachelor's degree in pastoral ministry in 2009 while serving as a missionary journalist in England and Western Europe.