Firefighter Training: California Firefighters Train on Operations at Large Buildings

San Bernardino (CA) firefighters recently conducted training at a large industrial facility in Victorville. The Daily Press ( reported that firefighters conducted evolutions on how to attack a fire inside buildings that are larger than 50,000 square feet. "It shows the challenges you have, and the amount of equipment you need, to meet the goal of putting a fire out in a large wide-rise," said Battalion Chief Dan Mejia. Large -Area Search: What Are We Really Accomplishing? On Friday, about 30 firefighters practiced deploying fire hoses inside the warehouse of the Newell Rubbermaid facility. They also trained on radio communications and roof ventilation. An...

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