Fire departments hold airport exercise


September 23, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Members of six area volunteer fire departments take part in an exercise at Gogebic-Iron County Airport on Saturday. 


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport terminal apron was full of fire trucks on Saturday as area departments gathered to train for an airport response.

Trucks and firefighters of volunteer fire departments from Bessemer, Wakefield and Ironwood townships in Michigan, along with the town volunteer units of Kimball, Anderson and Oma, in Wisconsin, took part in the training. 

"We reviewed initial response times and times to local water sources to refill their vehicles during an actual emergency," said Mike Harma, airport manager. 


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