Hundreds attend open house to celebrate Fire Department’s 100th birthday

Members of the Grand Prairie Rotary Clubs cook pancakes at the open house at Fire Station 10 as a fundraiser to restore the Fire Department’s antique fire engine. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Hundreds from across the community visited Fire Station 10 for an open house and enjoy pancakes to celebrate the department’s 100th birthday and raise money to restore its antique fire engine.

Equipment on display at the open house of Fire Station 10 celebrating the Grand Prairie Fire Department’s 100th birthday. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Much of the department’s equipment was on display for everyone to see and learn about from the firefighters that protect the community.

Christina, David and Luke Moreland at the open house of Fire Station 10. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Alyse Chung helps her son, Brecken Chung, 2, out of a Fire Department boat on display at the open house of Fire Station 10. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Visitors enjoyed a pancake breakfast at the open house of Fire Station 10 to raise funds to restore the department’s antique fire engine. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Visitors look at historic Grand Prairie Fire Department photos at the 100th birthday celebration at the open house of Fire Station 10.©Bob Fitch – 2017