Concord Fire Department to conduct live burn training exercise

  • Source: WBTV CBS 3 Charlotte
  • Published: 11/17/2022 10:24 AM

The Concord Fire Department will conduct a live-fire training exercise in an acquired structure at 708 Arbor Street NE on Friday, November 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the training exercise, a portion of Arbor Street NE will be closed and residents in the area may see smoke and can expect a large fire department presence at the scene. The live-fire training is a culmination training event for the Recruit Academy that graduates in December. Live-fire training is an essential element in the development and advancement of skills for firefighters, and prepares them for conditions they will face during a real emergency. During the training exercise, Arbor Street NE will be closed between Palaside Drive NE and Earl Avenue NE from approximately 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.


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