Smoke Diver Training

Published 1:29 am Sunday, September 24, 2006

Picayune Fire Fighter Zack Barrett trains to go to a smoke diver class for one week beginning Oct. 23. Training Officer Barry Lee said that the class has a 60 percent fail rate because the human body is not made to sweat as much as it does during the rigorous training. Here, Barrett pulls a dummy out of the burning training building at Picayune Fire Department. If Barrett passes the class he will be added to the ranks of 15 other certified smoke divers in the Picayune Fire Department. (Photo by Jeremy Pittari)

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