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Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department offers open house


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WAKEFIELD- Members of the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department welcomed local citizens to their main street Fire Hall for a Wednesday open house on a cool, pleasant day.

The guys offered a light supper, along with an array of equipment on display.

Among the items on view was a thermal imaging camera that chief Lou Boetto said could be used to track human beings thrown from a vehicle or lost in a smoky house.

"We can also see if there's a fire behind a wall," said new firefighter Bob Lane.

The men also explained the handiness of other items that included a...

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