Nighttime Multi-Fire Department Training Exercise in Rapid City Area

All images: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press
October 13, 2016

A nighttime high flow water training exercise involving Rockerville, Keystone, Whispering Pines, and Box Elder mutual aid fire departments was held Thursday evening in the north section of the Reptile Gardens parking lot on highway 16 in Rapid City.

 

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Keystone Fire Department dumps water into a holding tank. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Jeremy Walla, Whispering Pines Fire Department positions a water tanker next to the portable holding tanks.Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Water being discharged into a portable holding tank. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Rockerville Fire Department engine 2 showing charged lines and holding tanks. Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Rockerville Firefighter Chet Roberts keeps an eye on the water levels in a portable holding tank. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Rockerville Fire Department Chief takes a break and smiles for the camera. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A water tanker is backed into position to discharge its load into a holding tank. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

 

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