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Iron County firefighters attend propane fire training

 

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

IRON COUNTY firefighters work to control a propane fire during a training event in Mercer's Carow Park Wednesday night. The training was hosted by the Mercer Fire Department and sponsored by the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

MERCER, Wis. - Firefighters from several southern Iron County departments gathered at Carow Park in Mercer Wednesday to learn how to handle potential propane fires.

Roughly 30 firefighters from the Mercer, Sherman-Springstead and Oma fire departments attended the training event; which was hosted by the Mercer Fire Department and sponsored by the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council.

The training event began with classroom instruction on the properties of propane and other basics, before attendees went outside for the hands-on portio...



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