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Local firefighters participate in training exercise

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Firefighters across the pine belt spent part of their weekend putting out fires as part of a training exercise. 


The fires were intentionally set right off interstate 59 near Ellisville.


Ellisville fire officials said the training is a great way for new firefighters to get hands-on training to see how fires behaves. 


Fire officials set fire to old buildings to demonstrate how  firefighters should battle a blaze in a real emergency. 


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