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Burn, Baby, Burn

Fielding gets hands-on fire training

The Fielding fire department poses for a group shot in front of their “hot” house.  Pictured, front, from left, Brian Garn, BJ Austin, Hayden Marsh, Melinda Olsen, Sean Garn and Trevor John.  Back, from left, Chief Gordon (Squeak) Smith, Brenton Hammons, Adam Blanchard, Cody Hammons, Cory Inglet and Todd Richards.

Ellen Cook
Leader Editor

A home in Fielding erupted in flames Saturday, Feb. 25, sending smoke and ashes into the sky.  Luckily there were already firefighters on hand to douse the burning structure.
The fire was actually a planned burn, set as a training session for the Fielding fire department.  “It was an amazing experience and gave everyone, especially everyone new to the department, a chance to have hands-on practice,” said department member Heather Hailes.

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