Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Connor Elyard 16, of Greencastle carries a fire hose from the truck up to the second story of the Franklin County Public Safety Training Center burn building during a drill on Tuesday afternoon at the Franklin County Fire Chief Association’s 12th annual Junior Firefighter Academy. About 40 cadets are honing their skills this week with onsite instruction, practice and team work; guest speakers; and field trips, including the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg.