South Nevada County-Auburn/Grass Valley October 9, 2018 – Higgins Fire Protection District announces their annual Open House featuring fun and information for all ages including:

  • SPECIAL APPEARANCES by Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog
  • MEET & GREET your local Higgins and Cal FIRE Firefighters
  • ANTIQUE & MODERN FIRE ENGINES: Have your picture taken and squirt water
  • DEMONSTRATIONS: Jaws of Life, Ladder Truck, Ropes, Home Sprinklers and more…
  • TRAINING: Fire Extinguisher use, Fire and Home Safety
  • HELICOPTERS: CALSTAR Air Ambulance and CHP Air Rescue
  • UTILITY SAFETY: PG&E’s new Wildfire Monitoring Program
  • CODE RED Sign up assistance by Nevada County OES
  • FIRE SAFE COUNCIL: Info on Defensible Space & Chipping Program
  • COALITION of FIRE WISE COMMUNITIES: Benefits of & how to become a FW Community
  • FREE BBQ LUNCH: Hot Dogs and Hamburgers, chips, sodas and water provided by Suburban Propane
  • MUSIC provided by Cindi Kolari of Affordable Real Estate Loans
  • KIDS ACTIVITIES: Firehose water-spraying game, firetruck bounce house, face painting and more…

“We are excited to show our community what we do and how we are committed their health, safety and welfare,” said Chief Jerry Good. “And we want folks to know us and that we are here to help them often on their worst day,” added Captain Jarrett Grassl.

The event will occur on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 10 am to 3 pm at their HQ station 10106 Combie Road, corner of SR 49. Don’t miss this opportunity for family fun and safety information you need.

For more information check out their Facebook page: Higgins Fire Protection District and their Web site at or call their office at 530-269-2488 or 530-477-7640.

About Higgins Fire Protection District

Higgins Fire District has been cooperatively serving the 12,000 residents on 91 square miles of South Nevada County in Northern California for forty years. Its services include “all risks” comprised of wildfires, structure fires, medical emergencies, and rescues from vehicle collisions and other situations. They are mutually assisted by adjoining fire districts and Cal FIRE to provide the finest level of emergency services possible to the local community as well as neighboring areas. The men and women of the District are committed to the health,safety and welfare of its residents and visitors. Also, they often participate in Strike Teams to help suppress large fires throughout the state.