Puyallup extrication team trainer Mark Schmidt, right, leads a class for new firefighters outside the new Central Pierce Fire & Rescue training tower. The tower — part of a two-year renovation of the fire district’s headquarters — simulates fire situations in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms, in addition to roof and technical rescues.
Puyallup extrication team trainer Mark Schmidt, right, leads a class for new firefighters outside the new Central Pierce Fire & Rescue training tower. The tower — part of a two-year renovation of the fire district’s headquarters — simulates fire situations in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms, in addition to roof and technical rescues. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Puyallup extrication team trainer Mark Schmidt, right, leads a class for new firefighters outside the new Central Pierce Fire & Rescue training tower. The tower — part of a two-year renovation of the fire district’s headquarters — simulates fire situations in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms, in addition to roof and technical rescues. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com

‘Minutes matter.’ Central Pierce Fire to respond to some emergencies in new way, starting 2019

September 11, 2018 10:00 AM