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Firefighter training on tap this week in Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department will be conducting liquefied petroleum gas firefighting training behind city hall through Wednesday.

During training, which will be from 7 to 10 p.m. each night, flames and smoke will be visible in the 100 block of West Woodstock Street, but it poses no danger to anyone or anything, according to a news release.

The training allows firefighters the opportunity to learn the hazards of the gas and educates trainees on safe firefighting techniques when dealing with the product, the news release states. For information, call 815-356-3640.

– Lawerence Synett

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