Stories tagged with: Fire School

October 6, 2013 - 7:29pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Firemen went through vigorous training at a fire school demonstration that took place at Zemba Farms Saturday.

Firemen from Dresden, New Concord and Perry Township all worked together to practice extricating people from dangerous situations.

"We're doing some simulations with farm extrication," said Fire Instructor, Mike Bailey. What we have next is a combine that looks like the farmer was in there working on it and it fell off its blocks, so now he is pinned under....

October 5, 2013 - 6:41pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Firemen from all over the county went to Fire School on Saturday in efforts to prepare for a variety of difficult situations.

Perry Township Fire Department hosted a propane emergency responders class for it students. Instructors say the skills learned at the demonstration are commonly used in real life situations.

"If a house is on fire some place and there is a propane tank in the vicinity," said Propane Emergency Responder Trainer, Bob Herron. The firemen can safely...

October 3, 2010 - 7:24pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

Firefighters say safety is their number one priority.

While this may look like an emergency, it's actually a live fire scenario that is supervised by the Muskingum County Fire School. 11 fire departments traveled in for the weekend-long event to practice their skills.

"For a lot of the guys, this is the only chance that they get to have a training environment where they are actually going into a working fire," said Lieutenant Marty Mercer of the Zanesville Fire...

September 7, 2010 - 4:59pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

Practice makes perfect which is why the Muskingum County Fireman's Association is holding classes for fire departments to continue their education.

It's the 40th Annual Muskingum County Fire School and it provides fire fighters from Muskingum and surrounding counties the opportunity to pick up required continuing education units in addition to acquiring hands-on training. National Trails Fire Department is this year's host.

"It's just a great opportunity. All the departments...

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