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Fire Prevention Week: Students learn from firefighters


Brittany Kuhns / Sun-Telegraph

Dana Reece, with the Nebraska Fire Marshal's Office, above left, talkes to students about fire safety, while above, Kaydence VerHagen gets a fire safety sticker from Chris Gabis and Ed Kendall, in full fire gear, who are teaching elementary students the importance of fire safety.

The Sidney Volunteer fire department is helping local students celebrate Fire Prevention Week this week by visiting Sidney schools and discussing fire safety with students.

On Monday local volunteer fire fighters visited south Elementary to talk to first and second graders.

Dana Reece, fire inspector, talked with students about the importance of checking fire alarms with their parents twice a year, and replacing the smoke alarm every ten years.

Reece also talked about the importance of practicing fire drills with their family including stop drop and roll, coming up with two exits in each...

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