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Firemen get hands-on training

Petersburg firemen prepare to enter the training trailer.Petersburg Fire Department held a special hands-on training workshop last Saturday with 12 fire department members present. The workshop included search and rescue with zero visibility using air packs, and depending on fellow firemen. A large propane flame simulated a kitchen fire (95 percent of fires start in the kitchen) and a sofa in flames.
The lesson was provided by the Columbus Fire Department using their specially designed burn and rescue trailer which was set up on Main Street.
Details in the April 24 Petersburg Press Print & Electronic Editions.

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