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PICTURES: Firefighters give Tongue pupils tour of local station


By Caroline McMorran

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There is always a recruitment drive ongoing for firefighters in Sutherland.

So hopefully pupils from Tongue Primary School and Early Learning Centre will remember a visit they made to their local fire station today and be inspired to join the service when they grow up.

The youngsters were accompanied by principal teacher Dee Roberts.
The youngsters were accompanied by principal teacher Dee Roberts.

The youngsters were accompanied by principal teacher Dee Roberts.

They were shown around the station by firefighters George Mackay and Thomas MacKenzie who also demonstrated how to use the hose and other equipment.

Lena Mackay, whose father is one of the Tongue crew, and Nell Gunn Maclean enjoyed climbing into the cab of the fire truck.

Lena Mackay, whose father is one of the Tongue crew, and Nell Gunn Maclean enjoyed climbing into the cab of the fire truck.
Lena Mackay, whose father is one of the Tongue crew, and Nell Gunn Maclean enjoyed climbing into the cab of the fire truck.
Firefighters demonstrated how to use the hose and other equipment.
Firefighters demonstrated how to use the hose and other equipment.
A demonstration of the unit's powerful hose in action was enjoyed by the youngsters.
A demonstration of the unit's powerful hose in action was enjoyed by the youngsters.

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