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MBFD training exercise to produce smoke

(Source: WMBF News) (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach Fire Department performed a live burn Friday morning at a house on Withers Swash Drive as part of a training exercise for its new recruit class.

According to MBFD officials, firefighters will burn a city-owned house already scheduled to be torn down in the near future.

The burn will give recruits realistic fire training and counts toward their Firefighter 2 certification. Residents in the area should expect smoke, though firefighters will keep the fire under control.

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