Mountain Lakes has the largest and most active Junior Department in the state. That’s even more impressive when you realize that of the 565 Municipalities in the state, ranked by population, Mountain Lakes ranks number 405 – in the smallest third!
Councilman John Lester speaks with three members of the MLVFD who were Junior Firefighters, and one parent, to understand why busy 16 to 18 year olds in town are so eager to participate in this program. The guests on this podcast, recorded on September 27, 2016, include Matt DeSantis, Joe Mullaney, Mike Palazzi Jr and Mike Palazzi Sr.
The duration is 40 minutes: https://mtnlakes.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/JRFIRE-cleaned-9-30-16-wav-16-bit.wav