The Downingtown Fire Dept. hosted Pennsylvania State Certification Pumps I and Pumps II training during the months of July and September. Classroom sessions were conducted over several Wednesday evenings and the practical exercises were held on Saturday July 20 and September 21, 2019.
The students from Alert, Minquas Fire Co. No. 2, East Brandywine Fire Co. and West Bradford Fire Co. learned and practice their skills of flowing water through various hand-lines and master streams, establishing a water supply using fire hydrants and drafting from a lake, in addition to relay pumping.