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Fire Departments Welcome Building Donations To Help With Their Training – Brevard NC


March 6, 2017

Local firefighters were able to get some valuable training recently, thanks to a local property owner who allowed their building on Capps Road to be set alight. (Courtesy photo)

The Brevard Fire Department recently hosted a live fire training on Capps Road, thanks to a donation by the property owner.

There were 35 firefighters from Brevard, Connestee, Little River and North Transylvania fire departments who participated in the training on Feb. 27.

The house was donated to the fire department to be demolished.

This type of training is invaluable and creates realistic, "real world" training for firefighters in the community, according to Adam Hughey, a Brevard Fire Department captain.

"This is training that cannot come from watching videos or studying from a b...

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