Open House

Open House 2021 will be held Sunday, October 3, 2021 starting at 10am and going till 1pm in front of Chili Fire Department - Company #1, 3231 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624. Parking will be available next door at the old Chili Senior Center. The following activities will be available throughout the day:

  • Fire extinguisher simulations;

  • Water rescue education;

  • Heavy rescue simulation;

  • Touch a truck;

  • Hands on knocking down fire for kids;

  • New York State Police rollover simulator;

  • Gates Fire District Fire Prevention Education Trailer and Instructors;

  • Several educational booths;

  • Recruitment area;

  • Pumpkin coloring for children that they can take home;

Every child will receive a gift bag and there will be treats as you leave.

Held every year in October to kick off Fire Prevention Month, the Chili Fire Department holds an Open House for the public to come up and learn about the fire service, fire prevention techniques, tour the various apparatus, and so much more.