Edmond Firefighters Train In The Dark

BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.comEDMOND — Firefighters have been working in the dark as they receive training in traffic accident response.
Training in the dark offers additional challenges when compared to working during daylight hours, said Jon Neely, chief training officer.
“It is a lot more difficult at night,” Neely said.Read more on NewsOK.com

Topics:  diana baldwin    firefighters   training   jon neely    it   newsok   neely   dark   working   
  • Firefighters train to save one of their own
    EDMOND — Firefighters call it “rapid intervention training” — preparing for the need to rescue one of their own in a potential life-and-death situation. This week, Edmond Fire Department personnel have been going through a series of firefighter ...
    02/20/2014 - 10:37 am | View Link
  • Large grassfire along Edmond railroad tracks had fire crews scrambling to get the fire under control
    Helping the firefighters: a literal bucket brigade made up of employees of a nearby restaurant. Once the conductor realized his train was torching everything it touched, he stopped. Those back down the line at the BMW dealership were stunned by what it ...
    01/16/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Burlington Northern Train Sparks Wildfires Across Edmond
    Right along the train tracks, flames were as high as buildings and burning the power lines. Firefighters didn't waste any time knocking down the fire that spread a few miles down. "The train came by, and some sparks or whatever came off of it and started ...
    01/16/2014 - 2:24 pm | View Link
  • Official: Sparking train caused Edmond fires
    Fortunately, the train stopped for a second train coming from the opposite ... backing up traffic along Broadway. During the fight, Edmond firefighters and a service road were between the railroad tracks and Academy. Hall said the Fire Department deployed ...
    01/16/2014 - 1:45 pm | View Link
  • Grass fires cause traffic jam in Edmond
    The fires are near 15th Street. Firefighters put out hotspot near the train tracks near Broadway in between 33rd and 15th streets in Edmond, Okla., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman Although the fires are relatively small ...
    01/16/2014 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • More
  • The Academy | South Bay Regional Public Safety Training ...
    Contact The Academy for your public safety training requirements: joining the police force, becoming a firefighter, learning how to become a probation officer ...
    04/16/2014 - 4:03 pm | View Website
  • FMAO
    Welcome to our Website! The Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma would like to thank you for visiting our website. We pride ourselves in Fighting Fi
    04/16/2014 - 11:39 am | View Website
  • Edmond, OK
    Overview The Edmond Fire Department is committed to the preservation of the quality of life in our community, which includes the well-being of our residents ...
    04/16/2014 - 11:10 am | View Website
  • The Power of Training Props | Firefighter Nation
    The Power of Training Props Props offer cost-effective, realistic training that focuses on realism & safety
    04/16/2014 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • Edmond, OK
    Motorcycle Survival Courses: Edmond Fire Station #5: 5300 E. Covell RD Edmond, OK 73034: Mar 29: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cleet Driving Pad - Ada, OK: 2401 Egypt RD ADA, OK 74820
    04/16/2014 - 6:16 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News