ENFD undergoes live fire training

June 9, 2016

 

     On Wednesday, June 8th, The members of the East Northport Fire Department traveled the to the Suffolk County Fire Academy in Yaphank, NY. The purpose of the trip was to participate in a "Class A" residential structure live fire exercise. 

    At the Fire Academy, firefighters are able to experience the conditions of a real fire. Instructors who are specialized in live burn exercises, lead the training. By participating in these exercises, and discussions afterwards, members are able to improve their firefighting skills in a controlled environment, as well as getting instant feedback from the instructors. 

    The ENFD travels out to Yaphank several times a year. Approximately 35 members participated in this training.