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Volunteering is for all ages

By: CFA Media

Category: People

  2.59 PM 8 August, 2013

Location: District 20 News

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CFA’s more than 55,000 volunteer members come from all different backgrounds.

And as Echuca Fire Brigade members Makayla O’Callaghan and Bridie Dwyer demonstrate, volunteers can also vary in age too.

At 16 and 17 years of age, the girls have recently completed their Minimum Skills training to become the brigade’s youngest volunteers.

Southern Cross Ten’s Weeknights program recently interviewed the pair to find out what it was like being young firefighters, as well as juggling school and social commitments.

See the full story here (Wednesday, 24 July 2013 edition).

Last Updated: 08 August 2013