Sky-high firefighter training

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Posted: January 2, 2013

Volunteer firefighter Jonah Ballenger climbs to the top of the company's 105-foot-tall tower truck Saturday. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Stephens City Volunteer Fire and Rescue safety officer and volunteer T.J. Butler looks over the surrounding countryside Saturday while conducting a training exercise for new members on the company's tower truck. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Stephens City Fire and Rescue Volunteer company firefighter Thomas Whipple II (from left), along with new members Sharina McDowell and Alexis Hill, look down from the platform of the fire company’s tower truck Saturday morning while conducting new member training at the station. The three were 105 feet in the air at the time. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Stephens City Fire and Rescue Volunteer company firefighter Thomas Whipple II (from left), along with new members Sharina McDowell and Alexis Hill, look down from the platform of the fire company’s tower truck Saturday morning while conducting new member training at the station. The three were 105 feet in the air at the time. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)



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