Highland Volunteer Firefighter Don Ronkainen, right, turns on the water to the fire hose, known as charging the line, under the watchful eye of Capt. Sherrie Craft during a mock worst-case scenario training session near the Town of Highland fire hall. Behind them, firefighter Dan Kephart starts the engine. The new boot camp training relies on hands-on experience and multimedia reinforcement to increase firefighter confidence.
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