A tractor-trailer delivered a piece of equipment to the Hopkinsville Fire Department this morning that will change the way they train for life and death situations.
The Advanced Fire Training Simulator looks like a trailer when it’s not in use, but opens up to form any number of options that fire-fighters can use to prepare for what they could face the next time their pager goes off.
Lieutenant Troy Beech says the simulator allows the trainees to actually experience a situation.
Lieutenant Beech says the new piece of equipment gives the department options for
The department used a federal grant to purchase the 265-thousand dollar simulator, which Beech says will be used as soon as next week.