Clark's Bears Summer 2023

Scouts BSA Merit Badge Fair

Fire Safety
June 10, 2023 12:30-2:30

Fire Safety

Shawn Woods and his family
Shawn Woods and his family

Fire Safety will be presented by Fred Englert and Shawn Woods both from Woodstock, NH.

Scouts will learn skills to be better prepared to prevent fires, to survive fires and burns, and to use fire safely. This presentation will fulfill requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10 for the BSA Fire Safety merit badge. Scouts must complete requirements 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, and 13 prior to arrival so the merit badge counselor can sign off on your blue card.

Scouts should use the Fire Safety workbook [450 KB pdf] for this Merit Badge.

Shawn Woods began in the fire service in 1995 as an Explorer with the Campton Thornton Fire Department. At age 16 Shawn was certified in SCBA, Ropes and Knots, and Forcible Entry. He was certified in Firefighter 1 in 2000 & Firefighter 2 in 2002. Shawn is a nationally registered EMT. He has gone to the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD on four different occasions. He is Fire Inspector certified, Arson Awareness certified and a deputy fire warden for the town of Woodstock, NH. Shawn received a life saving award from a fire in Lincoln several years ago and is currently a Captain for the Woodstock Fire Dept. Shawn has also taken and passed the CANDIDATE-PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST.

Fred Englert has been involved in the fire service for over 34 years, 32 of which has been with the Woodstock Fire Department. He is certified in Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2. He has numerous certifications in the various aspects of structural and wildland firefighting. He is a special deputy with the New Hampshire Forest Fire Service as well as a deputy forest fire warden for the Town of Woodstock. He has worked on out of state fire crews in areas such as Montana, Idaho, etc. He is a currently deputy chief with the Woodstock Fire Department.

Fred Englert
Fred Englert teaching Fire Safety to BSA Scouts

Download the Fire Safety workbook [450 KB pdf]
Fire Safety

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