OCTOBER IS FIRE SAFETY MONTH.   The Middle Island Fire Department will be hosting this year’s annual Open House on Saturday, October 12th from 12 noon-3:00pm at Station 2 (across from the old PC Richards.) There will be live demonstrations scheduled to educate the community, free giveaways, tours and demonstrations of MIFD equipment. The event is completely FREE and all residents are encouraged to attend. The information you receive at this event could save your life!!!  Poster contest awards will be presented at 1:00pm. For more info, visit  www.middleislandfd.com This year’s fire prevention slogan is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Additional safety information is available at http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/fire-prevention-week.