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Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE TUESDAY, APRIL 30 - THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013 17 Ib SUBMITTED PHOTO NATIONAL PARK SERVICE staff member (I-r) Loniel Lee of Dover, Harry Dillman of Pennsylvania's Chester Township Fire Company and Thomas Caf- feryof Slaughter Beach's Memorial Fire Co. listen to the Delaware Forest Ser- vice's Erich Burkentine of Milton as he leads a training session on chainsaw operation at the agency's 18th annual Fire Camp. Sixty firefighters get hands-on wildfire training at Fire Camp Sixty volunteer firefighters The day began shortly after 7 attended the Delaware Forest a.m. with an arduous pack test, Service's 18th Annual Fire Camp which requires crew members to April 20 at Blackbird State Forest complete a three-mile course in for an intensive one-day training under 45 minutes while carrying session that tested their physical a 45-pound pack. stamina and mental preparation, From there, participants to- and culminated with a hands-on, tated through how-to sessions live-bum fire simulation, on wearing fire protective gear, As the capstone of the For- deploying an emergency fire est Service's wildfire training, shelter, communicating on the successful completion of the fire line, operating a chainsaw program leads to coveted red- and completing required docu- card certification from the ments. National Wildfire Coordinating The afternoon's activities fo- Group, which makes attendees cused on conducting a carefully eligible for out-of-state fire as- controlled simulated burn ex- signments. Last year, Delaware ercise at a nearby forest tract, dispatched personnel to fight putting the group's classroom wildfires in Colorado, Wyoming skills to practical use on a real and Idaho. fire. RESORT CHAMBER PLANS. SHREDDING EVENT MAY 1 SUBMITTED PHOTO THE REHOBOTH BEACH-DEWEY BEACH Chamber of Commerce in partnership with WSFS and the chamber's Green Force will host a Shred- diag Event Wednesday, May 1. Bethany Blues will be on site to provide light refreshments for participants. Attendees will be able to gain infor- mation on green initiatives and reduce their carbon footprint with free shredding fun! The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach community is invited to bring used paper to the WSFS Rehoboth location, 19335 Coastal Highway, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for shredding. The event will take place rain or shine. There is no charge, but donations for the benefit of the Destination Sta- tion Project are welcome. your on Featuring a live feed with up-to-the-minute specials & offers from 37 of the area's finest restaurants. Participating restaurants: Applebee's J D's Filling Station Arena's Cafe - Five Points Jake's Seafood House Arena's Cafe - Highway One Just In Thyme Arena's Dell & Bar Modern Mixture Arena's Long Neck Nage Beach Originals Nicola Pizza Beachcomber Restaurant and Club" Old Bay Steakhouse Big Sissies Bar and Grill Pete's Steak Shop Caf Azafran Pickled Pig Pub Casa DiLeo Restaurant Pig & Fish Cilantro "Cocina de Mexico" Port - Dewey Beach Dos Locos PrimoHoagies Eden Pur )le Parrot Grill Finbar's Rose & Crown Fish On! The Brick Hotel Go Brit! The Buttery Go Fish! The Greene Turtle Hooked Seafood and Martini Bar The Pond Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant Victoria's