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Fire Chief Jake Williams (left, orange helmet) readies his equipment as Fire Chief Josh Simpson (black hat on steps) gives last minute instructions during the Concord City Fire Department live-fire training exercise at 3660 Poplar Tent Road on Thursday morning in Concord.
(From left) Fire fighters Michael Young, Michael Carter and Jason Sendlewski work on cutting a vent in the roof during the Concord City Fire Department live-fire training exercise.
Fire fighter Laila Jimenez pulls down debris from the gable to clear a vent before the starting of the fire at the Concord City Fire Department live-fire training exercise.
A fire fighters advances to the front door as flames erupt.
Fire fighters Rachael Helms and Ted Klovanick test the hoses prior to the Concord City Fire Department live-fire training exercise.
Fire Chief Jake Williams leans out a window to talk with Fire Chief Mark Goodman.
Concord Fire Department conducted a live-fire training exercise Thursday, Oct. 15, at 3660 Poplar Tent Road. A small portion of Eva Drive. was closed between from 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“Live-fire training is essential in the development and advancement of skills for firefighters,” said Fire Chief Jake Williams. “Participating in realistic scenarios such as this helps to prepare our personnel for conditions they will combat in an actual incident.”
The training exercise had been planned for several weeks.
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