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6B Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter INSIDE, from page SB Quincy and Chester fire de- partments. Participation was free to all Plumas County firefighters, while students from outside of Plumas County paid a small fee. Local students came from Graeagle, Portola, Greenhorn, Meadow Valley, Chester, Quincy, Plumas-Eureka and the Peninsula. Students from out of the areacame from Reno, Nev., Meeks Bay, E1 Do- rado County, Red Bluff, Northstar and North Tahoe. Quincy FD provided the classroom and training tow- er, and Chief Cassou and ad- ministrative secretary Yvonne Bush coordinated the program. Mittendorf drove from his home in Oregon for the week- end, hosted by Rubble and Julie Cassou. Firefighter safety was a ma- jor focus of the class. Students were updated on the hazards of fighting fires with modern lightweight construction, and the types of fuel loads found in modern homes. In addition to proper place- ment of trucks, the use of var- ious fireground tools and op- tions for ventilating the fire were covered. "This reinforced what I learned in my fire academy, and it was a great class," said reserve firefighter Chris Martin from the Red Bluff fire department. The Quincy Fire Depart- ment's training tower provid- ed practice for ,positive pres- sure" ventilation, when air blowers were directed into the buildings to create pres- sure to force out the products of combustion. Several roof props provided practice for vertical ventilation .... !iii!iiii!i!i!iiiii~i!iii:iz!i!~ Above: Fifty-two students from Plumas County, Nevada and Northern California completed the 16-hour course. Right: The Plumas County courthouse in Quincy was the location for prac- ticing ~roper placement of truck and ladders during a special truck company operations course. Photos submitted When firefighters cut holes in the roof with a chainsaw to fo- cus heat and remove smoke. The Plumas County courthouse was used to review proper placement of the truck compa- ny for escue and firefighting. "It Was an outstanding class, and we really appreciat- ed the opportunity to learn from a recognized truck com- pany expert," said Captain Chad Castagnetti of the Plumas-Eureka Fire Depart- ment and North Tahoe Fire Department. i ~ :~ i i i[i!~% The INTERNATIONAL NETWORK for the PREVENTION of ELDER ABUSE For more information, please visit: My World... Your World... Our World- Free of Elder Abuse Public Call-To-Action Celebrate the 4th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Show the world you care about ending elder abuse and neglect by wearing something purple on June 15, 2010. If you don't take a stand, who will? World Eider Abuse, / EA Awareness Day 2010 Soroptimist International of Quincy presents 2000-2010 Annual Garden Tour Saturday, June 19, 2010- 9am-2pm now '12 atthe gate Tickets can be purchased at: LA CASA BELLA QUINCY HOT SPOT GREAT NORTHERN HAIR Co. EPILOG BOOKS - GRAY'S FLOWER GARDEN For more information, contact Jeanne Brovelli at 283-13 78 or any Soroptimist member. I Friends of PlumSs County Animal Shelter is giving a $25 voucher to p offset the cost to spay or neuter when you adopt a pet from the shelter! e e IP "~" Puppies & Kittens, Puppies & Kittens I @@~@@ Kittens & Puppies, Kittens & Puppies All laeeding a new home. Come see them today! Shelter hours ~e Monnday and Fridoy 8am-: 5pm, wednesdaysays 1~Tpmpm,~oosed l-2pm for $5 per year. An officer will delNe~ o pet to the odopting porty's veterinory of choice to hove ~ I "~" It::C:: nrr:: I:,:r::7: k::: Spl:l:o: :f ~:i:: 'dS:;tTi::sr::::: err se~,; 1F 0o[~ ::d I~o: nm:,::;: to: [@~@ 283-3673 or visit I %Sponsored by. LIINCY Your local downtown full service pharmacy I ncludm ve mar "N" k