New skill set
Junior firefighters complete 12-week program
The Marystown Volunteer Fire Department ran it’s first Junior Firefighter program from midSeptember to mid-December.
The department took the opportunity to engage youth from Grade’s 11 and 12 in the area and provide them with an overview of the fire service and fire department.
Throughout the 12-week program, the junior firefighters completed raining drills, assisted the department with events and participated in community events.
The youth enjoyed many practical activities throughout the program thatincluded smokehouse scenarios, vehicle extrication, vehicle fires and more.