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Live fire training gives Harrisburg, Carrier Mills fire departments experience

  • Harrisburg and Carrier Mills firefighters receive live on-site fire training Tuesday.

    Harrisburg and Carrier Mills firefighters receive live on-site fire training Tuesday.
    COURTESY OF HARRISBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

  • Firefighters work to combat a blaze during fire training Tuesday.

    Firefighters work to combat a blaze during fire training Tuesday.
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  • "Training like this helps us provide real experiences of what firefighters may encounter during emergencies," Harrisburg Fire Department Chief John Gunning said.

    "Training like this helps us provide real experiences of what firefighters may encounter during emergencies," Harrisburg Fire Department Chief John Gunning said.
    COURTESY OF HARRISBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

  • A firefighter faces a blaze during training Tuesday.

    A firefighter faces a blaze during training Tuesday.
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Harrisburg Register staff report
updated: 6/30/2020 9:27 AM

SALINE COUNTY -- Harrisburg firefighters, along with Carrier Mills Fire Department, got on-site live fire training Tuesday.

The training was utilized as a fire behavior class, according to Harrisburg Fire Department Chief John Gunning, and provided training to many newer members of both Harrisburg and Carrier Mills Fire Departments.

"Training like this helps us provide real experiences of what firefighters may encounter during emergencies," Gunning said.