Butte County April 4, 2013 - CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Department will be holding a live fire training exercise on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 223 Almond Ave in Oroville. The department's Training and Safety Bureau will be hosting the drill which will run from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The most active fire should occur from 11:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m.
"These types of training exercises in acquired structures are a valuable training experience for our personnel." stated Training and Safety Bureau Chief Darren Read. "The firefighters will be put through their paces in structural firefighting operations, ventilation, interior fire attack and the rescue of trapped victims."
Local Butte County Fire Department volunteer firefighters will also be in attendance.
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