Creating Your Own Training Facility

By JIM McCORMACKEvery fire department wants and should have its own training facility. Too many departments want to build a Taj Mahal-like training center, because they think that having the latest, greatest complex will end their training problems. That’s wrong. A fire department training facility is much more than just buildings.Consider the local supermarket. If a building is built and called a supermarket but there are no aisles, no groceries, and no sales clerks, it really isn’t a supermarket; it’s just another building. To construct actual training facility buildings, just take a panoramic snapshot of the local community, account for safety, and hand it off to the ...

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