Fire Departments participate in live burn training

Fire and Emergency Training for Natchitoches Parish Fire Districts 1,4,5,6 and the Natchitoches Fire Department took place on Feb. 23, 2023 for live burn training.

Live burn trainings are essential opportunities for members to experience fire ground operations in a controlled environment. It teaches all members to think clearly and rely on their training during emergency incidents.
All aspects of firefighting are put into practice during a live burn scenario, among these are:
Pump operations
Water supply
Rapid intervention team – RIT
Hose handling
Search and rescue
Vent techniques – positive/negative pressure and hydraulic venting
Cooling and extinguishing techniques