The 46th Annual Game Supper is Coming!
The 2014 Game Supper will be held on November 15th! The Game Supper is a huge meal of local wild game meats that can't be bought in stores, generously donated by Pawlet's skilled hunters, plus fresh vegetables, cheeses, and many, many pies. This event is both a cherished community tradition and a key fundraiser for the fire department. Come check it out!
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Ever Wanted to Be a Firefighter? What Are You Waiting For?! Join Us Today!
Joining our department offers a unique opportunity to help your neighbors, oftentimes in their hour of greatest need. It's also a chance to meet some great people, pick up some new skills, and to learn how to operate some very cool equiptment. If you live or work in Pawlet and are willing to dedicate some time to serving your community, we invite you to talk to us about joining our department today.
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Got Kids? Have a Fire Drill in Your House!
Exit drills in the home (EDITH) are fire drills for your house, and they are a must for all families with kids. Schools have long known that the only way to safely and quickly evacuate children is to conduct drills, and your home is no different. To do it, gather your family, pick a meeting place outside of the home (like the end of the driveway, a tree, or a swingset) and talk about how the kids will get there from their bedrooms and other rooms in the house. Then press the "test" button on your smoke detector and practice your plan! This very simple procedure ensures that kids will recognize the smoke alarm and react appropriately to it, and go to a spot where parents and arriving firefighters can know for sure that they are safely out of the house.
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