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Scouts learn about fire prevention

Baldwinsville Fire Co. Volunteer Firefighter Louise Menard pulls a pike pole from the truck to show the cub scouts one of the tools used to pull walls and ceilings to get at the killer fire. Former Chief Courtney Rutherford recently gave a fire prevention talk to cub scouts, leaders and parents of Cub Scout Pack no. 71 Baldwinsville. With the aid of the Baldwinsville Volunteer Fire Company ladder company crew, Rutherford spoke and demonstrated some of the fire fighting equipment used by volunteer firefighters when battling fires. Cub scouts and parents were also treated to the trucks emergency lights and the sound of the fire trucks emergency air horn and siren. The truck's ladder was also fully extended to show the cubs its capabilities, which elicited amazement from the young spectators.

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