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Sandwich Fire Department sets pancake breakfast, open house

SANDWICH — The Sandwich Fire Department invites the public to a pancake breakfast, an open house and other scheduled activities on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sandwich Fire Station, 310 E. Railroad St.

The pancake breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon. A Life Star Helicopter landing is scheduled for 9 a.m.

Other activities offered from 9 a.m. to noon are a Children’s Safety Trailer, blood pressure screenings, fire station tours and a static equipment display. Fire engine rides will be given from 10 a.m. to noon.

Donations will be accepted at the event. In previous years, donations from the community have helped purchase various rescue and firefighting equipment. Donations also can be mailed to the Sandwich Fire Department Inc., 310 E. Railroad St., Sandwich, IL 60548.

For information, call the Sandwich Fire Department nonemergency number, 815-786-9241.

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