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  • Tulsa selected to host prestigious firefighter training program in 2020
    A prestigious firefighter training event is coming to Tulsa for the first time. The Oklahoma Smoke Diver Program will be held at the Tulsa Fire Training Center next March and is expected to have a $200,000 economic impact on the community.The program is only available in a handful of states. Oklahoma firefighters began work on bringing it to the state about five years ago.
    - PUB DATE: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Fox 23 News
  • Two fire departments become first in Indiana to require dementia training
    Local firefighters and first responders participated in special training on Wednesday aimed at learning how to identify someone with dementia. Carmel and Noblesville fire departments are working to become the first departments in the state to require the training. With an increasing regularity, firefighters are responding to patients suffering some form of dementia.
    - PUB DATE: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WISH-TV News 8
  • Hot oiler truck explosion causes fire in Texas that destroys fire engine
    A hot oiler truck and a frack tank offloading product were the cause of an explosion Thursday on Fairgrounds Road in southeast Midland. Chief Charles Blumenauer of the Midland Fire Department said a fire engine responding to the scene also caught fire after the initial incident. A hose disconnected from the hot oiler and spilled fluid, causing a rolling fire under MFD Engine 3, he said.
    - PUB DATE: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Midland Reporter-Telegram
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