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Open House at Central Fire 

Central Fire Station in Bangor opened its doors for an open house on Saturday.The station holds the event each year in October in honor of Fire Prevention Month.Lots of activities were going on including a smoke house demonstration, games, Jaws of Life demonstrations and a another on the importance of wearing a seat belt.A Halloween costume contest took place in the morning, judged by the Anah Shrine clowns.The goal of the fun family event is to provide adults and children with fire safety tips that could save their lives.”This time of year is when fires start to increase so it’s a good idea to try to get people to think about fire safety. If you think about it now then it just makes sense and works out real well,” said Jake Johnson, Fire Prevention Education Officer.Johnson says they saw a record number of attendees this year. He also wants to remind folks to make sure their fire detectors are working.