Families invited to fire department picnic in the park

REED CITY — Members of the Reed City Fire Department welcome children and their parents to their first ever Picnic in the Park as part of Fire Prevention Week.

The free event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Westerburg Park in Reed City. There, firefighters will offer grilled hot dogs and allow children to see the inside and outside of the firetrucks up close.

Families also will have the opportunity to meet their local fire department officials and volunteers while learning about fire safety.