GOLDENDALE, Wash. — On Tuesday, March 5, Goldendale Fire Department, Goldendale Emergency Dispatch and the Department of Natural Resources provided Fire Safety Education to over 200 Goldendale FFA members and Goldendale agriculture students in grades 7-12.

Filiberto and Julianna Ontiveros, Jared Smith, and Kirstin Leroue from Goldendale Fire shared about fire prevention methods and public outreach events.

Hannah Walters from Goldendale Emergency Dispatch taught students about how to classify emergencies and the processes in an emergency.

Shane Bare and Paxton Stone shared about the projects DNR is involved with and future career opportunities for students.

This educational event is part of a partnership between Goldendale FFA and Goldendale Fire to increase community members’ knowledge of fire safety. As stated by FFA Jr. High President Katrina Mason, “Our goal is to help decrease the amount of fire this year by providing educational opportunities in the community.”

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