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Fire Drill at Fire Damaged House

(LaPorte, IN) - LaPorte firefighters were taking part in a practice drill again today. It was at a house heavily damaged by fire earlier this year. Firefighters were keeping their skills sharp on running a water hose to a house and inside it as well.


Assistant Chief Kelly Burke says hoses being stretched to a fire can get caught on objects so staying sharp on the running the lines can save time and seconds count in a fire. The house is on State St. near J Street. 


The owner is allowing it to be used for practice, Before it’s torn down. Firefighters conducted a similar practice drill there on Monday.

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