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PHOTOS: Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day held in Yarmouth


Published on August 28, 2017

A window is smashed while members of the Woods Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department gave a vehicle extrication demonstration during the annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day held at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.

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YARMOUTH, N.S. – The 5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.

The event is a joint effort of participating fire departments in Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne counties.

Lots of fun was had with fire hoses during the day. The 5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.
Tina Comeau

The day included equipment displays, children’s activities, fire extinguisher demonstrations and a vehicle extrication demonstration by the Woods Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department.

The RCMP, EHS, 84th Independent Field Battery and Natural Resources also took part in the day.

Tyler McLean had lots of fun with the children's activities that were set up and got help from Valley and Districts firefighter Jack Spurr.

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Children were shown how to handle fire extinguishers as part of the day’s events.

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A vehicle extrication demonstration by the Woods Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department.

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The 5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth. Firefighters from various departments participated in the day’s events.

© Tina Comeau

5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.

© Tina Comeau

5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.

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The bean bag toss was a popular children’s activity.

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The 84th Independent Field Battery took part in the day with a display of some of their military equipment.

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A vehicle extrication demonstration by the Woods Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department.

© Tina Comeau

5th annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day was held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.

©Tina Comeau