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Kids get lesson in prevention

Published 11:12am Thursday, October 10, 2013

Fire Fighter Ed Shea gives high fives Shelley Schoeneck’s kindergarteners as they returned to the bus after touring the fire station during Fire Prevention Week, through Saturday. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires,” highlighting the dangers of unattended cooking and risky kitchen habits. Kitchen fires are among the most common and difficult types of fires to suppress because people tend to panic by pouring water on the fire, but doing this will only make the fire bigger.

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