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Firefighters gather for the largest training event in the northwest

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Courtesy: Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. Courtesy: Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
Courtesy: Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. Courtesy: Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Hundreds of firefighters traveled to Salem this weekend for the largest firefighter training event in the Pacific Northwest.

More than 400 firefighters from across the state came out for the annual Winter Fire School.

The school is held on the 235-acre Oregon Public Safety Academy.

It offers more than a dozen classes including car rescue, tactics, and hands-on skills.

This event is part of the Oregon Department of Public Safety’s efforts to prevent firefighter injuries and deaths.

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