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Posted on: May 22, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Upcoming Fire Training Exercises on Howelsen Hill

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue will be conducting live wildland fire training exercises over the course of the next week on Mile Run at Howelsen Hill. Current dates for the trainings will be May 24th, 27th and 30th, weather conditions permitting. Small piles will be built and burned to allow firefighters to gain experience suppressing wildfire, both with and without water resources available. They will also work on fireline construction, portable pump operations, and the use of progressive hoselay packs. All trails in the area will remain open, but users may experience smoky conditions due to the burning.

For more information please contact Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue at 970-879-7170.

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