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By Sigrid Olson

Potomac Superheroes Present Fire Safety


Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder

Potomac resident and GPVFD board member Leigh Kelley and her son Wiley attended the Fire Safety presentation at Potomac School Oct. 19. GPVFD Assistant Chief Justin Iverson gave out high fives during the event to show the children they do not need to be scared when the firefighters are in their gear.

POTOMAC - October is Fire Safety Month. A group of four Greenough/Potomac Volunteer Fire Department (GPVFD) volunteers spoke to Sunset and Potomac Schools Oct.19.

The group from the GPVFD included Chief Ryan Hall, Assistant Chief Justin Iverson and volunteers Tim Nesmith and Justin Kennedy. More than 90 kindergarten through eighth-grade students and staff watched the presentation which began in the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC) and then moved outdoors.

After introducing the GPVFD volunteers, Hall spoke about safety. "What do you do if you are on fire?" Hall asked the students. T...

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