Fort McCoy News June 10, 2016

Firefighter training

A firefighter (above) with the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department makes a connection to a partially submerged vehicle at a training area on Fort McCoy's South Post in mid-May as part of diving operations and rescue training by the department.

Float it out

A firefighter (above) with the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department makes a connection to a partially submerged vehicle at a training area on Fort McCoy's South Post in mid-May as part of diving operations and rescue training by the department.

Photo by Jeremy Olivier

Fort McCoy firefighters (right) participate in high-angle technical-rescue training at a 65-foot-tall rappelling tower in the installation cantonment area, also in mid-May.

Rescue on high

Fort McCoy firefighters (right) participate in high-angle technical-rescue training at a 65-foot-tall rappelling tower in the installation cantonment area, also in mid-May.

Firefighters train regularly to maintain life-saving skills and capability. For more information about the fire department, call 608-388-2508.

Photo by Jeremy Olivier