Students stop, drop and roll at Fire Prevention Day

Pine Plains firefighter Michael McCarthy waited by the smoke house station as Seymour Smith students crawled through and practiced their stop, drop and roll. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

PINE PLAINS — The students at Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center took their lessons in fire safety to the next level at the school’s Fire Prevention Day on Tuesday, May 17.

From the first to the final bell, the students rotated in groups through four stations. Parked along one side of the school building was a line of fire engines from the Pine Plains, Milan, Stanfordville and Rhinebeck fire companies; an ambulance from the Pine Plains Fire District was also present at the school.

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