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Local fire recruits complete phase 1 of training series (photos)

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On Monday (Oct. 11) evening, the next generation of first responders completed their first portion of the firefighter training series with a tanker shuttle exercise.

Students learned how to assist a driver backing up to a portable pond; refill a tanker; and set up a Venturi system to transfer water from multiple portable ponds.

Homer, Marathon, Cortlandville and Dryden Fire Departments provided engines, tankers and drivers to support their students in the class.

Photos below from Cortland County Department of Emergency Response and Communications:

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