Central Columbia Agricultural Science Program Hosts Fire Safety Day

Fresh off the 2018 National FFA Convention trip the Central Columbia Agricultural Science Program was back in action in their instruction, this time out the program hosted Espy Fire Company from Bloomsburg, PA to instruct Agricultural Science I student on proper use of fire extinguishers, fire fighting equipment, how to become a volunteer fire fighter, the operations of the Columbia County 911 call center and the vehicles/fire trucks and their needed care and maintenance.
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Here Dan Shaffer, Central Columbia Agricultural Science graduate and current employer fo Hurst Fire Equipment and officer with the Espy Fire Company explains the equipment contained in the fire rescue truck.

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Here Preston Cleaver (9th grade) Agricultural Science I students tries his hand and the use of the "jaws of life" tool that is utilized in many rescues.

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In this photo, Jon Broadt, Espy Fire Company and Columbia County 911 dispatcher explains the process used to operate the ladder truck.

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Luke Parkes a 9th grade Agricultural Science student tries on a climbing harness during the fire safety day in recognition of October being Fire Prevention Month.

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Ellie Hosler, 9th grade Agricultural Science student properly utilizes a fire extinguishers to put out a flame that was consuming a straw bale during the Fire Safety Day.