Fire Station 99 in the Bel-Air/Beverly Crest eighborhood will be one of eight Los Angeles city fire stations that will participate in open houses this Saturday. The event, which will feature demonstrations and tours at various fire stations, is part of Fire Service Recognition Day.
Fire Station 99 will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in an effort to "increase awareness of fire department services," according to the LAFD website. The department also says it's a way to extend appreciation to the community.
Fire Service Recognition Day is celebrated by the LAFD on the second Saturday in May. This year's theme is "Serving Our Communities: Prepare, Respond, Recover."
- For more information from the LAFD website, including other stations participating in the open house event, click here.
City News Service contributed to this report.