OCTOBER 19th, 2014 - Fireman's Hall Museam - Fire Safety Exposition & Muster

Philadelphia PA: Fire Commissioner Derrick J.V. Sawyer announces that The Fireman’s Hall Museum Fire Safety Exposition and Muster will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at the Philadelphia Fire Academy, 5200 Pennypack Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 10:00 a.m.

The muster will feature many activities including Fire Engine and Ladder Display, Contest Judging, Bucket Brigade, Fastest Water and Dress Contest and a Health Fair. A Residential Sprinkler Demonstration of a side-by-side live burn of a non-sprinklered structure versus a sprinklered structure will take place, which exhibits just how quickly fire spreads. Also, the Fire Boat, a Fire Safety Smoke Trailer will be showcased and many more fun activities for all ages.

The Muster, a gathering of fire departments from across the region, will also have a Firematic Flea Market, Fire Prevention information and live music. Tasty treats for young and old alike will be on sale thanks to The Down Home Diner, Sweet Lucy’s Barbecue and the Second Alarmers Association of Philadelphia.

Proceeds from the Muster will help defray the cost of smoke alarms, which are given free to citizens in need, and fire awareness safety literature, for information go to www.phillyfiremuster.org, or call the Fire Prevention Division at 215-686-1382.

Free Admission and Free Parking.

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The Philadelphia Streets Department is sponsoring a series of household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events each year at sites throughout the City.  This is a cooperative effort with the other Pennsylvania counties that surround Philadelphia, which will also accept household hazardous waste from Philadelphia residents.

These scheduled events give residents the opportunity to recycle or dispose of unwanted household hazardous wastes, which may have accumulated in their home or garage.

For a list of dates, times, and typical materials accepted at HHW Events,

go to the Streets Department Website.

Typical Materials Accepted at HHW Events