Despite Saturday’s rain, community members — including some potential future firefighters — showed up to see Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical personnel demonstrate how equipment works and more.
Those in attendance got to see inside fire trucks, watch how extrication works, learn the basics of how to give CPR, try their hand with a fire hose and much more.
The open house was held at LDCFM’s Training Center, 1941 Haskell Ave.
Among the most excited attendees was young Ash Miller, who enjoys watching firefighting training videos.
A peek inside the smoke house and training tower
LDCFM’s smoke house, in an RV on training grounds, allows firefighters to simulate smoky conditions and train to climb out windows.
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Molly Adams (she/her), photojournalist and news operations coordinator for The Lawrence Times, can be reached at molly (at) lawrencekstimes (dot) com. Check out more of her work for the Times here. Check out her staff bio here.