Eleven Mexican firefighters from Cuernavaca, Morelos, are at Bemidji State University participating in wildland firefighting training. Rolando Noyes, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources firefighter from Cook, Minn., demonstrates the use of a firefighting shelter. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Wildland firefighting suppression training: Mexican firefighters train in Bemidji
Traveling to northwest Minnesota from Mexico, 11 Mexican firefighters made Bemidji their destination for sharpening their wildland firefighting skills.
The firefighters arrived Sunday in Bemidji for a week of training in wildland fire suppression through classes taught by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The classes are being held at Bemidji State University.
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