On Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, the City of Muscatine Fire Department will celebrate 100 years as a paid department. They invite the public to an open house at the Muscatine Public Safety Building, 312 E Fifth Street, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 3 to commemorate this crucial piece of their history.
The open house will consist of tours with Freddie the Fire Truck and a reception with food and drinks. Retired Captain Mike Van Wey will give a presentation at 2 p.m.