Levi Bucholtz named Airdrie Fire Department’s Junior Fire Chief
AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – Levi Bucholtz, a grade four student at Heloise Lorimer School, has been named Airdrie Fire Department’s (AFD) Junior Fire Chief for 2019. He submitted a thorough and comprehensive essay regarding fire safety best practices.
Jr. Fire Chief Bucholtz will ride in a fire truck to Fire Headquarters at Chinook Winds Fire Station for lunch with his family and will be available for photo opportunities with the fire crews and Chiefs beginning at 11 a.m. today.
The annual contest is part of AFD’s Fire Prevention Week activities. Grade four students were invited to submit a 50-word essay on the topic Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and Practice your Escape.
Teachers selected the winning essay from their class and submitted it to AFD to review the finalists and select a winner.
For a complete list of AFD’s Fire Prevention Week activities, please visit www.airdrie.ca/firepreventionweek
Deputy Chief Linda Masson
403.948.8800 ext. 7882