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Fire Prevention and Safety a Way of Life for Claysburg Firefighter


October 3, 2019

Rick Boston

Elizabeth Hoffman, Fire Prevention and Safety Coordinator for the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company has been teaching fire safety at the Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School for the past 10 years.


Staff Writer

For Elizabeth Hoffman, fire prevention is a way of life.

A 32-year member of the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company, Hoffman teaches fire safety and prevention at schools and organizations throughout the year.

On Friday, Spet. 27, Hoffman was at the Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School teaching fire prevention and safety to grades pre-K through third.

"I have done all aspects of fire service," she said. "I believe the first step is fire prevention and it starts with the children."

This year marks Hoffman's 10th year of fire safety and prevention at the elementary sc...

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