Firefighters training on high rise structures


Charleston – The EIU campus will be filled with smoke this evening, but it is not something to be alarmed about.


Firefighters are going through high rise fire training tonight. The Charleston Fire Department is hosting the exercise, area firefighters will practice responding to a fire in a tall building.


Several floors of Carman Hall on 9th Street on Eastern Illinois' Campus will be smoked out for the exercise. 

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