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Where there’s smoke: firefighters train for emergency

2:15 pm November 2nd, 2012

Firefighters Scott Smith and Matt Demers prepare to enter the home. Photos by Laura Colvin

By Laura Colvin

Kuna Melba News editor

The situation was potentially deadly: a blazing couch inside a home on Ten Mile in Kuna on Saturday sent black, caustic smoke into the air and flames grew hotter and hotter.

The event was a training exercise for firefighters from the Kuna Rural Fire District, who converged on the property near Kuna Middle School to practice making entry, finding and removing victims—a 165-pound dummy, in this case—all while bringing the blaze under control.

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