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Naperville's firefighting history explored

See the Joe Naper pumper this Sunday at Naper Settlement.

See the Joe Naper pumper this Sunday at Naper Settlement.

Join Terry Jelinek, a retired Naperville firefighter, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 24 at Naper Settlement's firehouse, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. He will share the history of firefighting in Naperville and talk about Naperville's first piece of firefighting equipment, the Joe Naper pumper, purchased in 1874 and beautifully restored by Naperville Hose Company No. 1. For more information, visit www.napersettlement.museum.

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