Public Invited to Fire Prevention Open House at Mdewakanton Public Safety Oct. 6

Prior Lake, Minn. – Mdewakanton Public Safety, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s (SMSC) professional fire and ambulance department, is hosting an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 2525 Flandreau Trail NW in Prior Lake.

All are welcome to join Mdewakanton Public Safety for a tour of the fire station, safety demonstrations, and equipment demonstrations from local and state organizations. Refreshments will be provided, and a chili cook-off will take place among Mdewakanton Public Safety staff and other teams. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet Sparky the Fire Dog, the official mascot of the National Fire Protection Association.

This annual event is held in honor of Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. 3-9.

Mdewakanton Public Safety is a full-time, professional fire and ambulance department staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Mdewakanton Public Safety serves the SMSC, SMSC guests and patrons, and residents of nearby communities through mutual aid agreements.

About the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Dakota tribal government located southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Following a Dakota tradition of generosity, the SMSC is one of the top philanthropists in Minnesota and is the largest contributor to other tribal governments and causes across the country. It is a strong community partner and a leader in protecting and restoring natural resources. The SMSC’s government, Gaming Enterprise and various other enterprises are collectively the largest employer in Scott County and attract millions of visitors to the region.

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