Firefighters learn how to guard against smoke

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Posted: July 26, 2013

The Winchester Star

Firefighters from Winchester and Frederick County along with others from surrounding states use handheld wireless monitors to test the toxicity of smoke from a burning computer monitor at the Winchester/ Frederick County Regional Fire Training Center on Woodstock Lane in Winchester Thursday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Rob Schnepp of the Fire Smoke Coalition in Indianapolis leads a training session on the toxicity of smoke (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Dozens of firefighters both from local departments and out-of-state companies learned Thursday about the dangers of smoke and how to better protect themselves in the line of duty.

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