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Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to Host Inaugural Kids' Fire Camp

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From Washoe County:

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD), firefighters from Local 3895, and Washoe County Regional Parks are pleased to announce the first annual Kids’ Fire Camp. The three-day kids’ camp is open to adventurous boys and girls ages 11-14 who are interested in the fire service.

The Kids’ Fire Camp will be held at Camp WeChMe at Galena Creek Park, July 7-9, 2014 and the kids will stay overnight July 7 & 8. Camp attendees will learn CPR, water safety, back country survival, firefighting and rescue techniques, as well as participating in daily physical fitness activities. All the activities will take place in a safe, friendly, fast-paced and competitive atmosphere and all instruction will be provided by active duty fire personnel from TMFPD.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible. The deadline was June 1st, but it has since been extended. It costs $99 per child, and some scholarships are available.

For more information about the Kids’ Fire Camp 2014, visit or contact Brooklyn Joiner at or (775) 326-6072.

From Washoe County
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