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Firefighters receive unique training

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JACKSON COUNTY -- Over a dozen area firefighters from local departments learned how to respond to accidents on the farm. 

The Illinois Fire Institute provided agriculture rescue training at the SIU Sustainable farms. 
First responders learned about the latest farming equipment and what to do if that equipment were to rollover. 
It was training they hope gives the community peace of mind. 

The group spent several hours going over techniques but say they hope to never have to use them. 

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