Smoke, Fire = Training: GFD To Burn Down House Friday

11:59 AM, Jun 27, 2013   |    comments
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Greensboro, NC-- Friday morning expect to see smoke, fire and a lot of firefighters if you live in the 2200 block of W. Florida Street in Greensboro.

The Greensboro Fire Department plans to conduct live fire training at a house located at 2224 West Florida Street. The live burn will also affect Rainbow Drive, which will be blocked at Florida Street.

The training exercises are scheduled to begin at 8:00 am and will conclude at approximately 2:00 pm. Heavy amounts of smoke may be present in the area, but should not pose hazards to the public. Live fire training provides the opportunity for firefighters to gain valuable practice and experience in fire control and extinguishment.

All structures utilized for live fire training by the Greensboro Fire Department meet compliance with NC DENR-Air Quality and NC Public Health regulations

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