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Sparks Fire Department to Hold 30th Annual Pancake Breakfast October 12

Sparks, NV – As part of National Fire Protection Week, the Sparks Fire Department will hold the 30th annual pancake breakfast and open house from 8 a.m. to noon October 12 at Sparks Fire Station 1, located at 1605 Victorian Avenue.

Sparks Mayor Ron Smith, city council members, staff and firefighters will serve a hearty breakfast of pancakes, ham, eggs, juice, milk and coffee. Breakfast is $5 for the general public and $2 for children 12 and younger and seniors age 55 and older. A downloadable discount coupon is available on the City’s website and social media channels.

In addition to breakfast, events include a live kitchen fire demonstration, jaws of life vehicle extrication, fire extinguisher demonstration, station tours, junior firefighter challenge, a puppet show and static displays. “Sparky” will also be on site for pictures.

Parking for the breakfast is available in the Nugget Resort Casino’s west parking lot off of Victorian Plaza Circle. Free shuttle service will also be provided by the Nugget.

“We look forward to this event each year,” said Sparks Fire Chief Jim Reid. “We enjoy serving up breakfast and providing important fire safety information to our community.”

The sixth annual First Alarm 5K run and walk will be held prior to the breakfast at 7:30 am starting at the west Nugget parking lot, 1100 Nugget Avenue. Participants can register at 7:00 am the morning of the event or in advance online at https://www.active.com/sparks-nv/running/distance-running-races/6th-annual-first-alarm-5k-run-walk-2019. Cost is $35 per pre-registered participant and includes a ticket to the pancake breakfast. Proceeds go toward public safety education materials and the City’s ProjectSAFE program that provides free smoke detectors to Sparks’ homes built before 1994.

For information on the pancake breakfast, call 775-353-2261 or email cmcubbins@cityofsparks.us.

1st Alarm 5K map

Sparks Fire Department 30th Annual Pancake Breakfast