Predator hall opens

The grand opening of the Predator Ridge fire hall will be Saturday from noon until 2 p.m.

Vernon residents have an opportunity to check out their newest fire hall.

The grand opening of the Predator Ridge fire hall will be Saturday from noon until 2 p.m., with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m.

Vernon firefighters will provide tours, barbecued burgers and refreshments, as well as fire and life safety education.

In recognition of National Community Wildfire Awareness Day, there will be emergency preparedness demonstrations and events beginning at 8 a.m.