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New fire training facility proposed in Nashua
The city’s fire department applied for and was awarded an Assistance to Firefighters grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a mobile training facility.
Currently, the fire department uses a concrete training facility at the landfill, which was built around 1980, according to Galipeau. The concrete structure will remain, as it allows firefighters to train with different heat layers and flashover simulation.
According to FEMA’s website, the primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations nationwide.
The planning board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Nashua City Hall to discuss the proposal.
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