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Firefighters train on equipment safety in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 12:45:27-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – More than 30 firefighters from across the state gathered at STIHL Inc. for training Thursday.

The firefighters were from the Virginia Fire Marshall Academy and utilized the STIHL facility for training focused on operational use and maintenance of equipment used during emergency services.

The training exercise was part of the Virginia State Firefighters Association 2016 Conference at the Hampton Convention Center.