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138 Meets White Watch

Article posted: Mar 09, 2013 by Flt Lt Waplington

Cadets from 138 squadron (1st Nottingham ) had the chance to meet some unsung heroes of the Fire service down at Carlton Fire station. The evening was a part of the community development training for the cadets.

The cadets were invited back to the station to receive some tuition from white watch, on leadership and working as a team. The cadets were invited to try some of the activities, that fire fighters have to learn on a daily basis. All the cadets from 138 were split into groups to try the activities on offer from white watch and the fire service. All the groups had the opportunity to try the BA equipment, try the fire hose practices including live water drills , and a chance to try the smoke house exercises involving carabineers and ropes to leads teams through. The particular exercise relied on team work to get through the activity

Cadet Joshua Layton quoted at the end of the visit “I thoroughly enjoyed the night , and would love to do it again. All the fire fighters were great”

Cadet Kieme said “ I found the night very interesting and learnt a lot . I enjoyed the activities that we did and hope to go again. Fire fighter Ian Mason is quoted on the cadets ‚Äúvery mature and listened well, 138 squadron are welcome here down at Carlton Fire Station any time”

138 Squadron would like to thank Nottinghamshire Fire service and White watch for the opportunity to tour and use the facilities at the station

CI B Layton
Sqn MCO