Chinchilla Hose Company gives fire prevention and safety presentation at South Abington Elementary


By Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com



Chinchilla Hose Company Assistant Chief PJ Hughes demonstrates to South Abington Elementary students the check in and check out system used by the firefighters.


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South Abington Elementary Students raise their hands to answer a question during a fire safety presentation by the Chinchilla Hose Company Friday, Oct. 9.


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A South Abington Elementary student acts as a “victim” in a mock car accident while Chinchilla Hose Company volunteers, from left, Cait Chambers, Dean Faraday and Kiana Lavery demonstrate how they would safely secure his back and neck in a real life situation.


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SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Chinchilla Hose Company volunteers visited the South Abington Elementary school Friday, Oct. 9 for a fire prevention and safety presentation. Assistant Chief PJ Hughes gave the students tips on what to do in case of a fire and how to stay safe at home and at school. The volunteers also showed off some of the department’s tools and equipment and demonstrated how they work.

Chinchilla Hose Company Assistant Chief PJ Hughes demonstrates to South Abington Elementary students the check in and check out system used by the firefighters.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_ABJ-Fire-11.jpgChinchilla Hose Company Assistant Chief PJ Hughes demonstrates to South Abington Elementary students the check in and check out system used by the firefighters. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

South Abington Elementary Students raise their hands to answer a question during a fire safety presentation by the Chinchilla Hose Company Friday, Oct. 9.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_ABJ-Fire-21.jpgSouth Abington Elementary Students raise their hands to answer a question during a fire safety presentation by the Chinchilla Hose Company Friday, Oct. 9. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

A South Abington Elementary student acts as a “victim” in a mock car accident while Chinchilla Hose Company volunteers, from left, Cait Chambers, Dean Faraday and Kiana Lavery demonstrate how they would safely secure his back and neck in a real life situation.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_ABJ-Fire-31.jpgA South Abington Elementary student acts as a “victim” in a mock car accident while Chinchilla Hose Company volunteers, from left, Cait Chambers, Dean Faraday and Kiana Lavery demonstrate how they would safely secure his back and neck in a real life situation. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

By Elizabeth Baumeister

ebaumeister@timesleader.com

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal

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