June 13, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fire Department Live Burning Through Wednesday

Today through Wednesday, June 15, the Springfield Fire Department will be conducting live burn ventilation training throughout the daytime hours at the Department’s training facility located at 4005 N. Farmer Ave., east of Farm Road 147.

The purpose of this training is to educate fire crews on the importance of effectively ventilating the products of combustion from a structure in conjunction with fire attack. Live burn training exercises will also be conducted on June 27, 28 and 29. The media is welcome to view the exercises on any of the scheduled days.

For more information, contact: Randy Villines (417) 864-1500.

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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