This is National Fire Prevention Week. As part of the education happening this week, Redding Fire and EMS Company 1 will be hosting an open house this weekend. The open house at the Redding Ridge firehouse will be Sunday from 10am to 3pm.
Fire safety activities, demonstrations and displays will be part of the event at the fire house on Black Rock Turnpike.
Fire officials say cooking is the leading cause of home fires across the nation followed by heating equipment. Nationwide, smoking is the leading cause of home fire deaths.