Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief David Butler are pleased to report that members of the Everett Fire Department spent much of the last two weeks training with state of the art rescue equipment. Training took place at the old Everett High School.
The new equipment was purchased through the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Imitative (UASI). Fighters trained on stabilization and lifting heavy equipment and vehicles, and supporting and the stabilization of compromised structures.
The training sessions were part of a a regional fire safety effort, and included participating fighter from the communities of Cambridge, Chelsea, Boston, Brookline, Quincy, Somerville, Revere, and Winthrop.
The Mayor, Chief Butler, and the EFD would like to extend a special thank you to both Schnitzer Northeast of Everett and Home Depot for supporting this training.