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Third Annual Junior Firefighter stair climb set

 

The Bremerton Fire Department's Third Annual Junior Firefighter Stair Climb event will be Saturday, June 15, at Bremerton Fire Station 1, located at 911 Park Ave.

The goal of this annual event is to raise funds for children in need. The recipient of this year’s funds will be Ethan Goozovat to support him in his fight against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

The event is an opportunity for children between the ages of 3 to 12 to experience firefighter games and fun in a staffed fire station. It is hosted by Bremerton Firefighters Local 437 and features a circuit of activities that include:

• Climbing a 3-story tower in child-sized bunker gear and air pack• Rescuing a baby from a building• Dummy rescue drag• Mastering operation of real fire hose• Fire safety tips from Bremerton firefighters• Law enforcement safety tips from Bremerton police officers• Exploring a historic fire engine• Bounce house fun• Sparky the Fire Dog

Hot dog lunches will be available along with other snacks. Pre-registration is suggested and a minimum donation of $10 for each child includes a Jr. Firefighter Stair Climb T-Shirt and a professional photo with Sparky the Fire Dog.

Seventy-five registration spots are available for each hour so register early to get the time desired.

"By participating in the Junior Firefighter Stair Climb, not only will you be experiencing a day of fun and excitement, but you will be providing Ethan and his family with much needed hope and encouragement through these difficult times," a press release states. "Please join us as we rally to support Ethan in his fight against this disease."

 

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