The new facility, for confined space and rapelling tower training, will be built with materials and resources donated by several local businesses and no funding will be required by the county, explained Battalion Chief Wayne Jones. The new facility will allow for training currently not available at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Jones said.
He credited the efforts of firefighter Aaron Burrow and Capt. Lee Slaughter who were trying to find this kind of training.
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