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Battalion Chief Chris AddingtonTraining

The Training Division is headed by Battalion Chief Chris Addington. There are three Captains, and one Administrative Assistant assigned to this division. Major responsibilities include: Recruit testing and training, research and development, overseeing Texas Commission on Fire Protection continuing education and certification requirements, regulatory compliance, and the officer development program. The Training Chief and staff members perform as Safety Officers and assist with Emergency Management functions at major incidents.

Facilities
Besides the Training Academy with classrooms, the facility utilizes a Fire Field with training projects that include a drill tower, burn house, smokehouse, and propane fueled truck and propane storage fires. The training field also has a flashover simulation container, as well as areas for extrication, confined space, and trench rescue.

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