The Tennessee Department of Mining at Caryville hosted a search and rescue and air pack training session of Friday.
Front row L-R: Eric Sowanick, Chris Demott and Dylan Leach, all of the Jacksboro Fire Department and the Campbell County Rural Fire Service, and Oscar Fredrick. Fredrick is Director of the Tennessee Department of Mining.
Back row L-R: Jason Paulauskas of the Jacksboro Fire Department and Campbell County Rural Fire Service, Jacksboro Fire Chief Jason Shetterly, Jacksboro Assistant Fire Chief Dewey Madison. From the Caryville Fire Department are Jason Smith, Jerry Foust, Joey Gilbert, David Hatmaker, Eric Smith, Chief Eddie Hatmaker and Assistant Chief Brad Smith.
Thirteen firefighters from three different fire departments, Caryville, Jacksboro and Campbell County Rural Fire Service, participated. Members of the training session express their appreciation to Oscar Fredrick. Fredrick is the Director of the Tennessee Department of Mining provided all the props needed for the training. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/18/2019-6AM-PHOTO COURTESY OF CARYVILLE FIRE CHIEF EDDIE HATMAKER)