If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a firefighter, here's your chance to find out!

DUE TO THE FORECAST FOR TUESDAY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY...

Waterloo Fire Rescue invites you to attend a family-friendly fire station open house in celebration of "EMS Week 2019". The open house will take place at Station One, 425 East 3rd Street, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Visitors will be able to tour a fire engine, ambulance, Technical Rescue trailer, HazMat trailer, and AirCare 2 helicopter. Live demonstrations include extrication procedure from a vehicle, repelling from the building, and mechanical CPR. Participants may also get involved by completing a scavenger hunt, spraying a fire hose, trying on bunker gear, and walking through the simulated smoke trailer.

There will be opportunity to meet the crew and interact with Waterloo Fire Rescue personnel in the various activities. Lemonade, hot dogs, hamburgers, and cookies will be provided along with souvenirs and informational brochures.