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Better safe than soggy

NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Greg Hollis of Forest Grove Puiblic Works shows Sidney Bates, 7, how to operate a backhoe Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Forest Grove Fire & Rescue Safety Fair.Stormy weather didn't stop people from attending the public safety open house at the Forest Grove fire station Saturday. The event featured fire engine rides, bucket truck rides, the chance to operate a real backhoe and information on how to be safe and prepared.The open house featured fire engine rides, bucket truck rides, the chance to operate a real backhoe and information on how to be safe and prepared.