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Grain bin training is first product of Community Partnership Program

Ohio Fire Academy instructor Dave Torsell instructs firefighters from local fire departments on the risks of rescuing someone trapped in a grain storage bin as Damascus Fire Department firefighter Zack Coker portrays a victim. As the first product of the Air Force Community Partnership Program at YARS, the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation worked with the Ohio Fire Academy to bring their innovative grain bin rescue training platform to YARS, allowing first responders to gain potentially life-saving skills. Approximately 50 firefighters from several local fire departments, including 14 from the 910th Civil Engineer Fire Department here, participated. U.S. Air Force photo/Eric M. White

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