Summerland firefighter Mark Readman

Firefighter training

The Summerland and Penticton Fire Departments hosted the British Columbia Fire Training Officers Conference May 22 to 26.

  • Wed May 29th, 2013 2:00pm
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Summerland firefighter Mark Readman, left, works with instructor Bob Swart on a pump unit during a training session at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds. Firefighters from around the province were in Summerland last week for training. The Summerland and Penticton Fire Departments hosted the British Columbia Fire Training Officers Conference May 22 to 26. Skills taught included strategy and tactics, forceable entry, rapid intervention, survival training and wildfire training.