Residents can meet their neighborhood firefighters at the Ocoee Fire Department Open House. The event, held in partnership with the Citizens Advisory Council for the Ocoee Fire Department (CACOFD), will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station 25 located at 563 South Bluford Avenue.

Fire Station 25 will be open to the public and give residents the opportunity to tour the fire station, go inside different vehicles on display, and see other fire equipment. Attendees will enjoy fun activities including music, free food, and giveaways. There will be face painting, a bounce house, door prizes, and blood pressure checks.  Children will get a chance to hold a fire hose with a firefighter and spray jets of water. Hurricane season starts on June 1 and storm preparedness information will be available.

For more information, please call the Ocoee Fire Department at 407-905-3140 and visit www.ocoee.org.

###About the City of Ocoee – Ideally situated at the heart of all of Central Florida’s major highways and expressways, Ocoee is home to a vibrant residential and business community making it an ideal place to live, raise a family and grow a business.  With a population of nearly 50,000, Ocoee is the third largest city in Orange County known for its exceptional quality of life, boat launches, fishing docks, nature trails, picnic areas, sports facilities, and playgrounds. For more information, visit www.ocoee.org