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The Nanticoke and Newport Township Fire Departments recently visited K.M. Smith Elementary School in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District. Students were shown a video on home fire drills and firefighter John Polifka discussed exit plans, smoke alarms, 911 and stop, drop and roll. Ember the fire dog also demonstrated stop, drop and roll. Students visited the Smokehouse, where they walked, crawled and climbed out of a simulated house fire. Some of the participants, from left, first row, are Sameerah Ali, Ryan Wiaterowski, Frances Scarboro, Claire Aufiero, Walker Yale, and Dylan Brown. Second Row: Paul Mierzwa, firefighter, Newport Township; Brian Zegarski, firefighter, Nanticoke; and Jimmy Hoffman, firefighter, Newport Township.

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