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Firefighters to practice skills during training fire

Firefighters to practice skills during training fire

Jun 01, 2021 | Fire

On Friday, June 4, Hickory firefighters will be conducting a live burn exercise, which consists of burning a house. The training exercise will be held at 3809 Falling Creek Road and will allow firefighters to practice their skills.

The drill is scheduled to start around 8:30 a.m. and should be concluded by 5:00 p.m. Plans are for Falling Creek Road to remain open during the exercise; however, there could be traffic congestion due to the burn.

WHO: Hickory Fire Department and Catawba Valley Community College

WHAT: Live burn training exercise

WHEN: Friday, June 4, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: 3809 Falling Creek Road, Hickory

Please contact Captain Chris Allison at 828-323-7505 or Terri Byers at 828-323-7521 for any questions.


City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550



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