Cape Gazette

Fire companies train in Lewes

Mar 01, 2014
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Volunteers prepare to enter the house for some smoke training.

An old brick home set to be demolished was the site of a volunteer firefighter training exercise March 1 and 2 on Savannah Road in Lewes. Fire departments from throughout Sussex utilized the structure to give their firefighters real-life scenarios.

Firefighters from Millville take their turn in the burning home. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
A Lewes fireman walks the perimeter of the building as his colleagues from Millville train inside. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Apparatuses from several fire companies was present throughout the weekend. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Millville firemen wait outside the front door as the home is prepared for their training exercise. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Lewes Fire Chief Troy Virden talks with one his firefighters outside the home. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Smoke pours out of a first-floor window of the home. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Smoke pours from boarded up windows. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
This house on Savannah Road will eventually be burned and torn down to make way for a professional office building. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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