4/3/14 – 6:43 A.M.
Three Findlay firefighters are getting special training thanks to MPLX LP. The Marathon Petroleum subsidiary will pay for the men to attend the Williams Fire and Hazard Control’s annual “Extreme School.” The training will allow the Findlay Fire Department to hold on-site training and drills at MPLX’s storage facility on Glessner Avenue.
The five-day course is held in Texas. The tuition alone is almost $2,000. Fire Chief Tom Lonyo says the department wouldn’t be able to pay for the training out of their own budget.
The course focuses on emergency response techniques at petroleum storage and pipeline facilities.Read More →