Fire safety in Hometown
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS @Caption Stand Alone:A fire danger Hometown Fire Company Chief Barry Messerschmidt shows the dangers of spraying water on an oil fire during fire safety program Wednesday at the Hometown Fire Station.
Firefighters, police officers and fire police volunteers in Hometown spent time teaching fire prevention and safety to visiting youth during their annual open house Wednesday at the fire station. In addition to various displays, the fire department utilized a fire prevention training trailer to simulate a burning home. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Clewell Jr. helps Jacob Davis, 6, Hometown, climb down from the ladder of a fire prevention and training trailer.