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The fire department has been fortunate to train in an acquired structure. While we cannot burn the structures any longer due to safety and environmental issues we can do many simulations. At right a firefighter works his way through a simulated ceiling collapse with many entanglement obstacles. At right another firefighter begins his way through the entanglement training.
A common event when working a zero visibility event is to become separated from the crew and disoriented. One method to find your way out is to find the attack hose and to feel the couplings. This task sounds easy but with no visibility, high adrenalin and little ability to feel through thick protecting gloves, it can be very difficult and dangerous.