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Saturday, February 23, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDMike Garris, assistant fire chief, Tri-Clover; Ron Stahley, fire chief, Schnecksville; Robin Hood, fire chief, Laurys Station; state Rep. Zachary Mako, R-183rd, state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, Doug Haupt, Bill Kropka, Mike Balash, trainers with PPL; and Jim Steward, fire chief, Neffs attended the “Live Wires” training Sept. 7 at the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDMike Garris, assistant fire chief, Tri-Clover; Ron Stahley, fire chief, Schnecksville; Robin Hood, fire chief, Laurys Station; state Rep. Zachary Mako, R-183rd, state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, Doug Haupt, Bill Kropka, Mike Balash, trainers with PPL; and Jim Steward, fire chief, Neffs attended the “Live Wires” training Sept. 7 at the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Kailee Fischer, constituent outreach specialist with state Rep. Gary Day’s office; (right) state Rep. Zachary Mako, R-183rd, listen as state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, addresses the need for awareness of electrical utilities with those in attendance. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Kailee Fischer, constituent outreach specialist with state Rep. Gary Day’s office; (right) state Rep. Zachary Mako, R-183rd, listen as state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, addresses the need for awareness of electrical utilities with those in attendance. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
PPL Special Trainer Dough Haupt makes a point to the firefighters attending the “Live Wires” training Sept. 7 at the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company. In the background is part of the special training trailer used for the “Live Wires” program. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PPL Special Trainer Dough Haupt makes a point to the firefighters attending the “Live Wires” training Sept. 7 at the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company. In the background is part of the special training trailer used for the “Live Wires” program. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Firefighters learn dangers of working with live wires

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Police Log

State Reps. Gary Day, R-187th, and Zachary Mako, R-183rd, sponsored a “Live Wires” training Sept. 7 at the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company.

Special trainers from PPL Electric Utilities brought mock-ups of poles, transformers, fuse boxes and miscellaneous materials in order to introduce firefighters to the dangers of working around electrical emergencies.