Explorer youth to compete in fire, medical skills events

  • Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:51pm
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King County Fire District 20 in Skyway/West Hill will host several youth fire Explorer posts from around Puget Sound 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday to compete in firefighting and emergency medical skills events.

The event, open to the public, is at the Skyway Fire Station and Training Center, 12424 76th Ave. S.

Events for the muster will include competitions in mass-casualty triage, turnout clothing and breathing apparatus donning and relay, search and rescue, ropes and hoisting, “make-and-break” and hydrant connection.

The participants are between the ages of 14 and 21 and they are typically youth who have an interest in firefighter/emergency medical services careers.


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