Oct. 7, 2017 - Do you have a great chili recipe? If you do, why not join the 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Syms Middle School. Teams are still needed for the annual event, which benefits the city's fire safety/prevention education activities. Enjoy some tasty chili, meet Sparky the dog, and take part in a range of fun activities from noon until 4 p.m. You also get to learn some valuable fire safety tips from the professionals. For more information, contact the city's fire educator at 727-1212. The deadline for entering your team in the cook-off is Friday, Sept. 8.