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Open House, Pancake Breakfast Planned Saturday at Sparks Fire Department


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Photo: Sparks Fire Department

Sparks Fire Department and the Sparks Firefighters Association host their 28th Annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday to kick off National Fire Prevention Week.

The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at Fire Station No. 1, 1605 Victorian Ave.

Breakfast is $5 for the general public and $2 for children younger than 12 and seniors age 55 and older. The menu consists of pancakes, ham, eggs, juice, milk, and coffee. Food will be served by city leaders and firefighters.

Events include a live kitchen fire demonstration, “Jaws of Life” vehicle extrication, fire safety puppet show, station tours, and static displays.

Parking for the event will be located at the west Nugget Casino Resort parking lot off of Victorian Plaza Circle.  Free shuttle service will be provided on the Nugget shuttle bus.

For more information, call 775-353-1658 or visit http://cityofsparks.us/events/.

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.