Indiana: Responders’ training safely defuses potential hazards

A couple of stories in the news recently reminded us of the importance of specialized training for our first responders, who know that on on any given day they may run into the face of unpredictable dangers.

Take Nov. 9, when Columbus firefighters were called to Rightway Fasteners Inc., 7945 S. International Drive, on a report of a hazardous chemical spill. “The spill of about three quarts of acid material, picric acid, had begun to crystallize where it was stored in a chemical cabinet inside the plant, said Capt. Mike Wilson, Columbus Fire Department spokesman,”

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Source: The Republic