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By John McCallum
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Fanning the flames of career exploration

Spokane County Fire District 3 personnel provide Eastern Washington University students a look at being firefighters

 

John McCallum

Spokane County Fire District 3 volunteer firefighters Mike Heiydt and Travis Devine prepare to show Eastern Washington University foreign exchange students how to extinguish a propane fire.

Eastern Washington University foreign exchange students received an opportunity last week to answer a question that may or may not have been buzzing about in their minds. Do I want to have a career in firefighting?

Eighty-two students from Eastern's Asia University America Program (AUAP) were given a firsthand look at firefighting during tours of Spokane County Fire District 3's training facility Wednesday morning. EWU adjunct faculty member Mary Parker said the tour was part of the students' career exploration class, one of several course requirements during their five-month stay.

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