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Why junior firefighters?

Published October 27. 2012 09:01AM

·Allowing youth to gain insight and interest in becoming long-term members of the emergency services

·Increasing awareness among youth about volunteering and supporting the fire and emergency services

·Providing departments with additional help in accomplishing non-firefighting or non-emergency tasks

·Leadership development for America's youth, who are tomorrow's leaders

·Educating parents and mentors on the importance of encouraging volunteerism

Source: National Volunteer Fire Council

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