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NWTC unveils new firefighting training center during fire prevention week


UNVEIL A NEW TRAINING CENTER TODAY. OUR EMILY BEIER JOINS US LIVE IN GREEN BAY WITH MORE. EMILY? BROOKE.. THERE WILL BE A RIBBON CUTTING TODAY AT 11-30 FOR A NEW FIREFIGHTING TRAINING FACILITY. WHICH IS PERFECT TIME AS “NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK” IS THIS WEEK. THE NEW TRAINING CENTER WILL HAVE A FOUR STORY BURN TOWER FOR NEW AND EXPERIENCED FIREFIGHTERS. THE 4-THOUSAND SQUARE-FOOT BUILDING FEATURES THREE BURN ROOMS…TWO FLOORS OF MAZES FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE….CAR FIRE AND COLLAPSING FLOOR SIMULATORS AND WISCONSIN’S ONLY BASEMENT- ASSAULT TRAINING FACILITY. THE ONE-POINT-ONE FACILITY WAS BUILT AS PART OF THE 20-15 REFERENDUM APPROVED BY NORTHEAST WISCONSIN VOTERS. IT’S PREDICTED TO SERVE NEARLY 100 FIRE DEPARTMENTS WITHIN N-W-T-C’S DISTRICT PLUS VISITORS FROM OTHER AREAS. LIKE I SAID THE FACILTY’S GRAND OPENING COMING DURING THE PERFECT TIME DURING FIRE PREVENTION WEEK. THIS YEAR’S THEME IS “EVERY SECOND COUNTS…PLAN TWO WAYS OUT.” ORGANIZERS WANT TO REMIND YOU TO TO MAKE A HOME PLAN. PRACTICE A HOME FIRE DRILL TWICE A YEAR….CONDUCTING ONE AT NIGHT AND ONE DURING THE DAY. TEACH CHILDREN HOW TO ESCAPE ON THEIR OWN…IN CASE YOU CAN’T HELP THEM. MAKE SURE YOUR HOME IS CLEARLY MARKED AND EASY FOR FIRE DEPARTMENTS TO FIND. CLOSE DOORS BEHIND YOU AS YOU LEAVE….THIS MAY SLOW THE SPREAD OF SMOKE…HEAT….AND THE FIRE. ONCE YOU GET OUTSIDE….STAY OUTSIDE AND NEVER GO BACK INSIDE A BURNING BUILDING. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TIPS AND TRICKS TO REMEMBER FOR FIRE PREVENTION… JUST HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE….NBC-DOT- COM. REPORTING LIVE IN GREEN BAY EMILY BEIER NBC26 STILL AHEAD, SCAMMERS ARE

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