March 30, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fire Department Conducting Drills in April

The Springfield Fire Department is conducting multi-company drills Mondays through Wednesdays during the next four weeks. These training drills are meant to enhance the skills and capabilities of the fire crews.

Subjects to be covered include: emergency procedures, MAYDAY and evacuation procedures, Rapid Intervention Team procedures, fire hydraulics, truck company operations, and high-rise operations.

The media is invited to observe any session.

For more information, contact: Training Captain Richard O’Connor, (417) 840-8575.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire