FIRE OPS 101 FEEL THE HEAT

PIO Number: 17-11-5

Date: Nov. 2, 2017

PHOTO OP:

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., November 3, 2017

Broward Fire Academy

2600 S.W. 71st Terrace, Davie

This Friday, November 3, Broward Sheriff's Office firefighters and the International Association of Firefighters Local 4321 will be hosting a "Fire Ops 101" event at the Broward Fire Academy. This national program is a one-day introduction into the challenges firefighters face on the fireground for civilians and elected officials as well as members of the media. Attendees will learn the challenges faced by firefighter/paramedics treating critically-injured and ill patients in the out-of-hospital environment, how victims are extricated from badly-damaged vehicles, how fires are rapidly extinguished and how victims are searched for and rescued.

THIS REPORT BY:

Assistant Fire Chief Todd LeDuc


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