The annual West Virginia State Fire School , now in its 74th year, offers several visual opportunities for media coverage next week in Morgantown.
All activities listed will be held at the State Fire Training Center on Monongahela Boulevard.
Tuesday, July 19
Noon Todd Dyche, IC, WVU Fire Service Extension specialist, will give an overview of the Fire School . Capt. Bill Graham, Morgantown Fire Department training officer and Fire Fighter II instructor, will discuss firefighter training. Both will be available to answer questions.
1 p.m . Fire Fighter II classlive fire training
1 p.m. Hazmat Operations practical exams
Wednesday, July 20
8 a.m.noon Fire Fighter Ilive burns
Thursday, July 21
1 p.m.4 p.m. Fire Fighter IIvehicle rescue
Saturday, July 23&Sunday, July 24
Hazmat Technicianpracticals and West Virginia Regional Response Team testing
The Fire School trains firefighters and other emergency responders in the latest fire safety techniques. Participants selected classes from approximately 30 sessions, including basic and advanced firefighting, hazardous materials operations, arson detection and scene examination, Rapid Intervention Team operations and emergency vehicle driving.