JEANNETTE (KDKA) — Local firefighters from multiple counties are participating in a firefighter survival weekend.
The City of Jeannette Fire Department says firefighters from Allegheny, Westmoreland, Fayette and McKean counties are involved as well as some firefighters from the state of Ohio. They are receiving instruction from Task Force One Inc.READ MORE: Investigators Looking For Cause Of Monessen House Fire
On Saturday, the firefighters learned how to save their own lives during worst case scenario situations, according to the City of Jeannette Fire Department. The department also said that the firefighters are engaging in more stressful simulations on Sunday, with a building to be filled with smoke.READ MORE: North Fayette Township Rallies Together To Support 4-Year-Old Zoey Bair's Battle With Anaplastic Ependymoma
Firefighters from Westmoreland, Allegheny, Fayette and McKean Counties and even the state of Ohio joined city…MORE NEWS: FEMA Program To Reimburse Families' Funeral Expenses For COVID-19 Related Deaths