Fire safety and junior firefighter training at Sanfordville Elementary

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  • The Warwick Fire Department's Fire Prevention Team awarded each junior firefighter a certificate, helmet and gift following the fire safety class conducted Saturday during Sanfordville Elementary School's enrichment program. Pictured here are Past Captain Art Wendel, 2nd Asst. Chief Mike Contaxis and Quinn McEachern.

  • Provided photos Students got up close and personal with the Warwick Fire Department's fire trucks and fire-fighting apparatus during the enrichment program held last Saturday at Sanfordville Elementary School.

  • Firefighter Kevin Colomba explains to these Sanfordville Elementary School students what it's like to be a firefighter.

WARWICK — The Warwick Fire Department's Fire Prevention Team attended the Sanfordville Elementary School Student Enrichment Program on Saturday, March 9.

The future junior firefighters were taught fire safety skills and about what it’s like to be a firefighter.

The junior firefighters were issued certificates, helmets and gifts upon completion of the class.

"Thanks to the Warwick Valley School District, the Sanfordville Elementary School PTA," said 2nd Asst. Chief Mike Contaxis, "and most of all the kids who requested to take this course so that one day they can join up to be a firefighter."

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