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Zinfandel Training Site Groundbreaking Ceremony
On October 31, 2013, Metro Fire, along with CalOES and Sacramento Fire, celebrated the groundbreaking on the Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Props. These unique props will provide realistic training opportunities to US&R teams throughout the state. This project is the culmination of twenty years of planning, is 100% funded by State and Federal resources, and will benefit not just our community, but our entire state and country.
L-R: Metro Director Grant Goold, City of Sacramento Interim Fire Chief Dan Haverty, Metro Director Gay Jones, CalEMA State Fire and Rescue Chief Kim Zagaris, Metro Fire Chief Kurt P. Henke, Director of CalOES Mark Ghilarducci, Metro Director Dave Pierson, City of Rancho Cordova Mayor Linda Budge, Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, Metro Director Matt Kelly
Fire Chief Kurt P. Henke speaking at the event