Colorado Springs, Fort Carson firefighters practice hazardous materials incident response

News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Firefighters from Colorado Springs and Fort Carson are putting their classroom training to the test, thanks to the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control.

Firefighters are receiving a comprehensive 40-hour highway emergency response course provided by Signet North America.

Over the past 12 months, Colorado Springs firefighters have managed three major hazardous materials incidents: two fuel tanker rollovers and one cargo trailer fire that shut down Interstate 25 for hours.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories