Police, Fire and EMS Training Center Opens at Tri-C's Western Campus
October 09, 2014
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) has opened a training center for potential police officers, firefighters and EMS workers at its Western Campus in Parma.
The 10-acre site in Parma and Parma Heights includes:
- A 4,000 square-foot two-story burn building where firefighters can practice extinguishing real fires and making emergency rescues
- A propane-fueled burn pad to train on fighting car and dumpster fires
- An indoor shooting range for advanced firearms training
- A 180-foot-by-600-foot paved area to learn techniques for defensive and pursuit driving
- An above-ground trench training area to practice confined space maneuvers and rescues
- Renovated classrooms with state-of-the-art technology in a former elementary school
- A military-style fitness and obstacle course area
A dedication ceremony is planned for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The Western Campus is at 11000 Pleasant Valley Road.
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