3rd Annual Youth In The Fire Service Training
For Rams, Juniors & Explorers
Took place Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 8:00am to 12:00pm
at the St. Lawrence County Fire Training Center in West Potsdam
Firefighters Association of the State of New York and St. Lawrence County Fire
Chiefs Association hosted the 3rd Annual Youth in the Fire Service Day on Aug. 28, at the St.
Lawrence County Fire Training Center in West Potsdam. There were a total of 33 youth registrants from Adams Fire Department, Brier Hill Fire Department, Clifton-Fine Fire Department, Long Lake Fire Department, Massena Rescue Squad, Morristown Fire Department, North Lawrence Fire Department, Start Lake Fire Department, Waddington Fire Department, and West Carthage Fire Department.
Rotations for the day included: Firefighting History; CPR Firefighter Down; Wet Line Hose
Advancement; Donning & Doffing Turn Out Gear; Forcible Entry; Forcible Entry, and PPE
Instructors were: Ray Guzman, James Blackburn, Dan Jolly, Nick Rolley, Scott LaBarge, Bill
McIntyre, Pat O’Brien, and Dave Gonyea.
Assemblyman Scott Gray attended the event and also spoke to the group of youth at the start of the day.
Businesses who donated to the event: Firehouse Pizza, Dunkin Donuts, Tim Hortons, and Pizza Hut of Potsdam.