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.