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JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER


AREA IN YEARS. THAT’S WHY THEY THINK IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER … TO TRAIN THE NEXT GENERATION … OF FIRST RESPONDERS. THIS WEEKEND … ABOUT 50 TEENS FROM ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY … ATTENDED A JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER TRAINING CAMP IN LAUREL COUNTY. STINGER WYMT’S KRISTA FROST SPOKE WITH THE KIDS .. WHO ARE HOPING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. pkg NATS THESE ARE NOT YOUR AVERAGE TEENS. THEY’RE JUNIOR FIREFIGHTERS IN TRAINING. JEREMY RODGERS- Director of Trainging Camp “if we can take 52 15 to 17 year olds and build that into 52 more people to add to the volunteer fire service it’s a great succeess.” THE KENTUCKY FIRE COMISSION RECIEVED CALLS FROM FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND JUNIOR FIGHTERS FROM ACROSS KENTUCKY ASKING FOR JR. TRAINING CAMPS. FOUR MONTHS LATER THE COMISSION RESPONDED WITH ONE SET UP IN LAUREL COUNTY… FOR FREE. JEREMY RODGERS- Director of Trainging Camp “”We took care of all the meals, all the housing and all the training props and everything are ours on a daily basis.” SIXTEEN YEAR-OLD LUKE ALLEY WORKS FOR A VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT IN ASHLAND. LUKE ALLEY- Ashland ky, 16, “It’s just cool to see how other people, departments, work and how they go about doing things in the fire service.’ ALLEY WENT TO A SIMILAR TRAINING CAMP IN WEST VIRGINIA. HE LOVED IT SO MUCH, HE REACHED OUT TO THE KENTUCKY COMISSION HIMSELF REQUESTING CAMPS IN KENTUCKY. LUKE ALLEY- Ashland ky, 16, “And this, honestly, is what Kentucky really needs. Because we are the future of the fire service. It’s good that they’re getting us more involved.” IN LAUREL COUNTY KRISTA FROST, WYMT MOUNTAIN NEWS. CAM 2 TODAY WAS THE LAST DAY OF THE CAMP. WE ARE TOLD … THE FIRE COMISSION PLANS TO MAKE THE CAMPS A REGULAR EVENT. SHANE LIVE WX High pressure has kept the Coalfields clear today. The

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  • I was there im the one looking at camera while the junior firefighter is being interviewed I was eating

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