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January 28, 2014

Seminar set for first responders

NEW CASTLE — A seminar for first responders in planned in Lawrence County next month.

The Lawrence County Firefighters and Fire Chiefs Association will sponsor the seminar, titled Legal Aspects for First Responders and Fire Commanders. It will begin at 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department, 5153 Ellwood Road.

Those interested in attending should call (724) 202-7105 or email lcfirstresponder@gmail.com by Feb. 5 to register.

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