The Ventura Fire Department is hosting Fire Sprinkler Road Show '97, a home safety demonstration that starts today and continues through Friday in east Ventura.
Equipped with a special home fire-sprinkler trailer, firefighters will travel to 10 neighborhoods and perform a live fire demonstration to show residents how to stay safe at home, said Fire Chief Dennis J. Downs.
In addition, an engine company and city paramedics will be on hand to display a new firetruck and new rescue ambulances.
Participants, known as "sprinkler survivors," will receive Dalmatian balloons and stickers.
Demonstrations will take place at the following locations:
* Cherrie Tract, Loma Vista Road and Jefferson Avenue, 6:30 p.m.
* Kaufman-Broad Tract, Newport Avenue and Chico Drive, 7:30 p.m.
* Beazer Tract, Loma Vista Road and North Crocker Avenue, 6:30 p.m.
* Beazer Tract, Solano Street and Stockton Avenue, 7:30 p.m.
* Hertel-Citrus Tract, San Francisco Avenue, Altadena Street and Contra Costa Avenue, 6:30 p.m.
* Hertel-Citrus Tract, San Bernardino Avenue and Humboldt Street, 7:30 p.m.
* Glenrose Tract-Country Groves, Cinnamon Oak Avenue and Sage Street, 6:30 p.m.
* Wittenberg-Woodside Glen Tract, Phelps Avenue and Graham Court, 7:30 p.m.
* Paloma Tract, Marigold Avenue and Verbena Street, 6:30 p.m.
* North Bank Greens, Matthews Drive and Willamette Street, 7:30 p.m.
* The demonstration also will be going on at the Police-Fire Block Party, Saturday at the Ventura City Police-Fire Headquarters, 1425 Dowell Drive.
For more information, call 654-7794.