Multiple firefighters hurt in NY training competition

Minor injuries were reported after a multi-department competitive drill event in Merrick, with firefighters from several other New York towns participating

By Jessie Forand

MERRICK, N.Y. ­— A competitive training drill in Merrick, N.Y., left multiple firefighters injured Saturday.

According to Long Island News 12, the firefighters were hurt during an exercise at the Four Towns Fireman Training Center.

The North Merrick Fire Department in New York.
The North Merrick Fire Department in New York. (Photo/North Merrick Fire Department)

Fire officials said minor injuries were reported afterward.

The competitive event, hosted by the North Merrick Fire Department, included teams from other towns in New York. 

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