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MASSENA - The Massena Rescue Squad’s Technical Rescue Team and the Massena Fire Department participated in a joint training exercise Monday at Walmart.

The training was on how to safely rescue a person or persons from a high location using the newest in safety equipment and techniques.

Walmart of Massena offered the use of there store’s roof for the exercise. Massena Fire’s ladder truck along with Massena Rescue’s Heavy Rescue truck were used in the exercise. Massena Rescue’s A-216 stood by in support of the training.

Members of Massena Rescue Squads TRT and members of Massena Fire practiced rope rescue techniques as well as propelling from the 3 story building.

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