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DE Firefighters Participate in Disaster Simulation Training

Claymont Fire Company's Deputy Chief Eric Haley was on hand to see the GUARDIAN collapsed building simulator in action at the Belvedere Fire Station in Newport, Delaware, on the weekend of November 19-20, 2011.  The intense training sessions gave this select group of first responders an opportunity to experience what it would be like to perform a rescue operation in harsh conditions. Haley was planning to just observe, but as more and more firefighters kept talking about how true-to-life the experience was, he decided he needed to try it himself. The day's scenario involved the rescue of three victims from dark recesses of a collapsed building -- two of whom were first responde...

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