El Dorado firefighters put in a full day’s work today not unlike the one you put in.
But this evening instead of sitting down and watching television (probably what many folks were doing) the firefighters were running live burn evolutions in the new training tower.
The firefighters were doing the live burns mostly for the student firefighters who needed the experience.
Captain Yaghjian was at the helm inside the burn room. Master Firefighter Carson was the trigger man starting the fire. The student firefighters started by simply watching the smoke bank down and then the flames roll across the ceiling.
Lieutenant McCoy managed the outside crew. Firefighters Fistler and McGathy managed the truck operations and directed the student firefighters on the backup hose lines. These firefighters stood ready to perform extinguishment of the fire should the need arisen.
It was a great fire training exercise.
Rest assured that should you need a fire crew in El Dorado Kansas, you’ll be getting one of the best.