Who last saturday the amusement park "castle thurn" the young people who visited the first stage of the first aid course met not only cowboys and dinolinos, but also many young people in blue and orange protective suits. The reason for this was the acceptance of the "jugendflamme", in which a total of 186 youth firefighters from various fire departments of the district of forchheim took part. The performance badge is awarded every two years, and this year was the eighth time it was held at the amusement park.
Emergency call, knot, ladder
The participants had to demonstrate their firefighting skills and knowledge at more than ten stations spread throughout the park. In the first stage, for example, an emergency call had to be made correctly, various knots had to be tied and a hydrant sign had to be explained. In order to pass the second stage of the test, the young people had to complete a firefighting obstacle course, carry a jet pipe and explain the purpose of the given guesses. At the highest level of the badge, various first aid scenarios had to be worked through and a stepladder had to be carried out.