Thursday, May 15, 2014

Recruits hone firefighting skills in live fire training burn

On Thursday May 15, 2014 Tacoma Fire Department conducted a training burn of a house located at 1221 East 26th Street.

Live fire training in a controlled environment is a valuable tool to develop firefighting skills. Twenty-four firefighter recruits participated in a variety of drills throughout the day. Training objectives focused on interior fire attack, ventilation (smoke removal) and search and rescue.