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First Responders and Firefighters Hold Training on Structural Collapse Training

March 21st, 2014 · 8:37 pm @   -  No Comments

First responders and firefighters attended a structural collapse training class as part of a search and rescue training class hosted by the Southeast Kansas Homeland Security region.  Firefighters learned about supporting damaged structures and how to use tools not regularly seen on a firetruck. The drill took place in an abandoned building, which provides a more real-life training experience. In addition to teaching participants how to approach a building when someone is trapped inside, the exercise also focused on working with other agencies in Kansas during an emergency.


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