Carlisle firefighters hone skills in training sessions on May 8 and 18

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Hose stretches from a firetruck on Church Street during a daylong training session held on Saturday, May 18. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
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Fire Department personnel practice water supply operations on May 18. Shown (left to right): John Bernardin, Jason James, Doug Torgersen, Bonnie Evans and Burt Rubenstein. (Photo by Molly Sorrows)
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David Newman and Ken Cole check the dials on the firetruck on May 18. (Photo by Molly Sorrows)
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A firefghter practices climbing the ladder to reach the top of the Highland Building. (Photo by Molly Sorrows)
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Three frefghters operate the hose during an evening training session focusing on the Highland Building on Wednesday, May 8. Drills included use of water and breathing equipment, as well as simulated search and rescue operations. (Photo by Molly Sorrows)
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Fire Chief Bryan Sorrows (in white hat and vest) is ringed by frefghters donning breathing apparatus during the May 8 training session. (Photo by Molly Sorrows)