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Dräger-Sponsored Live Fire Training Tour Coming to Fort McMurray
by Dräger


August 9, 2019 — Dräger, an international leader in the field of safety technology, is pleased to host its Live Fire Training Tour (LiFTT) Aug. 17-19 in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The three-day, intensive training event will be hosted by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Emergency Services and provides real-life firefighting experiences that will prepare attendees for potentially dangerous situations.

In addition, Dräger will host a “Train the Trainer” event for firefighters who would like to participate as trainers or who would like to enhance their skill set. The “Train the Trainer” event will begin on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 15 and run through the day on Friday, Aug. 16.

RMWB Emergency Services is hosting this event at no cost to participants and extends this invitation to rural, municipal and industrial firefighters. Space for the LiFTT events are limited.

Please see below or visit draeger.com/liftt for additional information.

What: Dräger Live Fire Training Tour – an intensive three-day training event provides real-life firefighting experiences. Dräger’s classes and state-of-the-art training systems will help prepare attendees for potentially dangerous situations. All training courses during the event will be taught by renowned fire chief Rich Graeber from Arizona.

When:
“Train the Trainer” event: Friday, Aug. 16
LiFTT events: Saturday, Aug. 17 – Monday, Aug. 19

Where:
Fort McMurray Fire Hall 5
200 Saprae Creek Trail
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4P1

Who:
Dräger and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Emergency Services

Why:
Dräger is the world’s leading manufacturer of firefighter breathing apparatuses and manufactures complete fire training systems in Canada. With an emphasis on fire safety, Dräger implements these programs to enhance firefighters’ skill sets, so those who participate in this event can be prepared for potentially dangerous situations.

In light of the growing awareness of cancer in the fire service, Dräger will also provide gross decontamination strategies that are to be used on the fire ground.

Dräger. Technology for Life®

Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Our products protect, support and save lives. Founded in 1889, Dräger generated revenues of around €2.6 billion in 2018. The Dräger Group is currently present in more than 190 countries and has more than 14,000 employees worldwide. Please visit www.draeger.com for more information.

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