If you–or your favorite fire truck-loving kid–would like a behind-the-scenes look at where New York’s bravest get to work, keep your calendar open this weekend: On Saturday, October 5th, and Sunday, October 6th, the FDNY will be hosting their fifth annual citywide open house. More than 200 firehouses and EMS stations will open their doors to the public from 11:00am to 1:00pm or 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Open House locations are listed on FDNY’s interactive map. Firefighters, EMTs and paramedics will be on hand to educate the public about fire and life safety. They’ll be conducting demonstrations, discussing careers in the department and offering tours of FDNY engines, ladder trucks and ambulances.