Arabella Showers takes aim with the help of Colwood firefighter Danielle Yates during Saturday’s open house. Kids of all ages got a chance to check out the department’s trucks, put out controlled fires and say hello to members of the department. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Scenes from Colwood Fire’s open house

Colwood Fire Rescue welcomed kids of all ages to the department on Sunday

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