Colo. firefighters practice mayday scenario training

A handful of departments all across the area will use the information they’re learning to train firefighters this fall


CBS Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Around 400 firefighters from different departments took part in a unique training exercise on Friday to prepare them tosave  each other in a fire.

These “mayday scenarios” are actually going on for six days with 48 drills. A handful of departments all across the area will use the information they’re learning  to train firefighters this fall.

When firefighters receive a mayday call from one of their own, the rapid intervention team heads in. To rescue a firefighter trapped inside a burning building multiple responders from different departments have to work together.

Full story: Firefighters Take Part In Mayday Scenario Training

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