The annual Au Pair Fire Safety Training was hosted by Fire Co. 1 on Sunday March 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM. They were welcomed to the fire house by Chief Vinny Corsaro. The Class has been hosted by the township fire companies and run by the township official since March of 2009.

Au Pairs attending this year’s class currently reside/work for families in Warren, Sussex, Morris and Passaic counties. The Au Pairs this year are from Mexico, Colombia, Germany, Austria,  France, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Australia, Thailand to name a few.

The students are from Cultural Care Au Pair – https://culturalcare.com/

They learned about having 2 ways out, a home escape plan, a meeting place, the need for smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms, they also were able to learn why wearing our flame resistant apparel is so important. The watched the FIRE IS video segment about ‘Fire is Smoke and Gas’ by Dr. Frank Field and the NFPA video on Fire Power. This particular group also had 2 members that are fire fighters in their respective countries and got to talk with members of company 1 on fire fighting. They also had a chance to try on firefighting equipment and see the apparatus as can be seen in the pictures. Members – Ray Cabrera Jr, Anthony Campana, Jacob wagner and Walter Endlicher were there to assist.