Women take the helm with Great Neck Junior Alert Firefighters

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Captain Julia Motchkavitz, 1st Lt. Maya Garfinkel; 2nd Lt. Lauren Murphy, Recording Secretary Abigail Garcia, and Financial Secretary Alexandra Kessler are the new officers of the Great Neck Alert Junior Firefighters. (Photo courtesy of Great Neck Alert Fire Company)
Captain Julia Motchkavitz, 1st Lt. Maya Garfinkel; 2nd Lt. Lauren Murphy, Recording Secretary Abigail Garcia, and Financial Secretary Alexandra Kessler are the new officers of the Great Neck Alert Junior Firefighters. (Photo courtesy of Great Neck Alert Fire Company)

The Great Neck Alert Fire Company installed a new set of officers for the Great Neck Alert Junior Firefighters at the company headquarters, marking the first time in history that all the group’s officers are all women.

The new officers for 2019 are Captain Julia Motchkavitz, 1st Lt. Maya Garfinkel; 2nd Lt. Lauren Murphy, Recording Secretary Abigail Garcia, and Financial Secretary Alexandra Kessler.

The Junior Firefighters program is for young adults between the ages of 12 and 17. They meet twice a month and receive training in First Aid, CPR, fire safety and participate in other firefighting drills and activities.

For those interested in applying, please visit the website at www.alertfd.org or phone 516-487-1057.

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