Mock disaster drills for EMA help
first responders hone their skills
on photos below to enlarge.]
[June 16, 2012]
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Pictures by Nila Smith
First responders didn't need to pretend it was
a taxing exercise. The heat was on, and the fireproof gear they
wear is very warm and weighs about 60 pounds when they are fully
Lincoln Rural arrives with what looks like
some kind of portable swimming pool.
As they continue to work, it still isn't clear
what they will use this for.
Eventually though, it will be easy to see how
this type of water delivery system works.
Firefighters gather and get prepared for the
next phase of the exercise.
Two victims lie in the grass, one appearing to
The LRFPD tanker truck arrives.
The yellow pool is quickly filled with water.
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