Saturday, eight participants donned the gear of a firefighter and got a real taste of what a fireman does. It was called Fire Opps 101 and Fire Chief Terry Lenhart tells us what it was all about.
Sheridan Media's Ron Richter took the challenge and gained much more respect for firefighters.
Hands on all the way, there were four scenarios participants took part in. Fireman George Neeson
Intense situations, but situations that happen often for the firefighter. How did Richter do searching for a victim in a smoke filled environment?
How about extracting a victim out from a car wreck?
How did he do putting out a real fire?
And the cardiac arrest victim?
CPR class for Ron Richter coming up. Fire Chief Lenhart emphasized safety was the utmost importance.
Plans are to continue to offer the Fire Opps 101.