Location is Everything

Spell, Jim
March 2012
Fire Chief;Mar2012, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the solution adopted by Vail Fire and Emergency Services in Colorado to train firefighters by building training props into the station as well as discusses how it could be done in a cost-effective way. It notes that the constant presence of such props in the station could prove and serve as a reminder of what the job is all about. Among the training devices included is a series of manholes and hatches that connect the second floor to the bay floor through a storage room.


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