MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: 62nd annual Junior Fire Patrol Awards & Luncheon

WHO: Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel

Eugene Janda, Chief of Fire and Emergency Services for the University of Pennsylvania

Students from Junior Fire Patrols across the city

WHEN: Friday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to noon

Students perform skits at 10 a.m, followed by the awards ceremony and lunch

WHERE: The Felt Factory

1523 E. Wingohocking St., Philadelphia

Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel and Eugene Janda, Penn’s Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, will present awards to Junior Fire Patrols, acknowledging their work in furthering fire safety education.

Junior Fire Patrols are made up of elementary and middle school students from public, parochial and charter schools throughout the city. Students conduct their own meetings, monitor school fire drills, and help promote fire safety education within their school, home and community. The program is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Fire Department and Penn.

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