Come join us on Friday, October 13th 6-8PM for Latham Fire Department’s annual open house! This event is open to the public. There will be refreshments and multiple live demonstrations including:
-Live Fire Demonstrations with burn pods
-Learn how to use a fire extinguisher
-Town of Colonie’s Fire Safety Bus will be visiting
-Firefighter Obstacle Course
Albany County Sheriff’s department will be in attendance offering the Operation SAFECHILD program. The main purpose of this free program is to capture identifying information about your child on a SAFECHILD ID card. The information is also stored in a statewide database. The storage of this information is entirely voluntary and requires the written consent of a parent or legal guardian.
In addition to quickly providing important details to police agencies investigating child disappearances, the SAFECHILD card can be used in conjunction with the NYS AMBER Alert and Missing Child Alert programs. If a child goes missing, the SAFECHILD program allows their information to be electronically disseminated within minutes, significantly increasing the possibility of bringing a missing child home.
-Applications will be available for anyone interested in joining. We look forward to seeing you!