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Regional Fire Training Center unveils Tactical Training Facility in Kanawha County

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After two years of planning and securing funding, the RESA 3 Public Service Training has finished building a three-story tactical skills training building. It's located on the grounds of the Emergency Preparedness Training Center, in Institute, W.Va.

The building is comprised of recycled shipping containers that have been forged together to create a building that will be utilized by first responders. "when stuff blows up in their face and that's what's happening, this gives them the opportunity to have been there in a controlled environment," said John Smoot, Director of the Emergency Preparedness Training Center.

The Charleston Fire Department will be the first to utilize the building on Monday, July 29.