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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Fire Safety Program

Radcliffe School - Chestertown

Monday, October 5, 2020


With October being Fire Safety Month, Monday morning members visited the Radcliffe School in Talbot Industrial Park to say hello and talk about fire safety. Chief John “Otis” Darling was our main representative and presenter. We talked about calling 9-1-1 in an emergency, what to do when the smoke alarm goes off, fire drills in school and at home. We also talked about “Stop, Drop & Roll” if clothing catches on fire. We also gave a short tour of the engine and some of the equipment we carry. Some of the children were too young for this so, the truck tour was skipped.


We had Firefighter Charles Willis, Jr. put on his protective gear, including an air pack, to show the children what we look like and sound like when we're fully suited up. Many thanks to the teachers and staff for inviting us out to meet the children, talk about fire safety, and tell them a little bit about what we do. We then answered questions and listened to stories the children shared.

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