Beacon Hose hosting open house


BEACON FALLS — Fire Prevention Week is next week, and Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will celebrate the occasion by hosting its annual open house on Oct. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the firehouse, 35 North Main St.

The event will include live demonstrations of emergency scenarios and interactive opportunities for the public to try out some of Beacon Hose’s emergency equipment. There will also be tours of the apparatus, free giveaways, and complimentary hot dogs, snacks and drinks.

The Beacon Hose fire police will also hold their annual non-perishable food drive, which will support the local food bank. For more information, visit