WHO: West Virginia University Extension faculty and staff, firefighters and emergency professionals plus participating teens, ages 14 to 17
WHAT: WVU Extension Junior Firefighter Camp is a summer camp inviting teenagers to learn hands-on fire and emergency services training under the leadership of experienced firefighters and other emergency professionals
WHEN: Saturday, June 18, to Thursday, June 23
WHERE: West Virginia State Fire Academy, WVU Jackson’s Mill, 160 Jackson Mill Road, Weston
NOTES: Here are some suggestions for the best photo and video opportunities.
- Sunday, June 19, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – Morning and afternoon live fire training sessions on aerial ops, search and rescue, vehicle fires and ventilation and ground ladders
- Monday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – Morning and afternoon training sessions on forcible entry, structural fire, aircraft rescue and firefighting, mobile water and master streams
- Tuesday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – Morning and afternoon training sessions on rope rescue, water rescue, confined space rescue and auto extrication
- Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m. – Live fire training with liquid propane pit fires
MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Grieco
Fire Service Extension Adjunct Instructor
681-888-7103; Brian.Grieco@mail.wvu.edu or email@example.com
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