Ju­nior Fire­fight­ers

The Glengarry News - - The Opinion Page -

Find out more about fire pre­ven­tion and pro­tec­tion when the Moose Creek fire sta­tion hosts an open house Novem­ber 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Chief Dan Gau­vin and fire­fight­ers will greet mem­bers of the pub­lic and serve hot dogs for lunch.

“This free pub­lic event is aimed at rais­ing pub­lic aware­ness and fire pre­ven­tion to meet lo­cal fire­fight­ers, check out their trucks and equip­ment, and ask ques­tions about smoke alarms, car­bon monox­ide alarms, home es­cape plans, and any other fire-re­lated con­cern,” says North Stor­mont Mayor Den­nis Fife.

Chief Gau­vin ob­serves, “Open houses give fam­i­lies and busi- nesses the chance to meet their lo­cal fire­fight­ers and tour the sta­tion that serves their homes and prop­er­ties.”

At 11:30 a.m., mas­cot Sparky will be help­ing Chief Gau­vin, Se­nior Cap­tain Forgues and Fire Pre­ven­tion Of­fi­cer Gau­thier will in­tro­duce the new Ju­nior Fire­fighter pro­gram for 14-16 years of age and 16-18 years old and the first Ju­nior Fire Safety Am­bas­sador.

Cap­tain Forgues will be avail­able for those in­ter­ested in be­com­ing a vol­un­teer fire­fighter or join­ing the ju­nior vol­un­teer pro­gram in North Stor­mont.

Raf­fles will be held at the end of the day.

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