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Fire Safety House continues service

Modified: Friday, Oct 12th, 2012


Shown are students from Mrs. Reeves fourth grade class at Anna Jarvis Elementary as they exit the Grafton Fire Department’s Fire Safety House. The inset photo at upper right is of Lieutenant Shane Mumaw, as he prepares for the first half of the class to enter for the training exercise.


GRAFTON – Shane Mumaw, Lieutenant for the Grafton Fire Department (GFD), was present at Anna Jarvis Elementary School with the Fire Safety House Tuesday.

The GFD purchased the Fire Safety House in 2000 with grants secured by the department. Mumaw reports that it has had anywhere from 800 to 1,200 students go through it a year.

Children touring the safety house normally range from pre-school through fourth grade, but Mumaw noted that there are occasions in which the Fire Safety House will travel to area day care centers for safety training.

Fire Safety Week began Oct. 7, and will continue through Oct. 13.

For the complete article see the 10-12-2012 issue.

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