Archived Story

Volunteer firefighters participate in meth lab training

Published 4:32pm Wednesday, March 27, 2013


Volunteer fire department personnel from across Shelby County recently participated in a clandestine laboratory class presented by the Shelby County Drug Task Force.

The personnel, including volunteer firefighters and EMTs, learned what to do when encountering possible meth labs on emergency calls. More than 120 firefighters and EMTs attended one of the three training sessions.

Those assisting with the training sessions included the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force, the University of Montevallo, Shelby County High School, Vincent High School, Regional Paramedic Service, the Fourmile Fire Department, the West Shelby Fire Department and the Cahaba Valley Fire Department.

Editor's Picks

Library welcomes Archie Wade and Magic Bunny Merlin

Now you see him, now you don’t! Experience the wonder that only a truly gifted and wonderful magician can bring. Read more