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Forum on well-site emergencies held in Kane

January 15, 2012

A four-hour training program on emergency responses to natural gas well-sites was held Sunday at the Kane Fire Hall. Tim Holt (left), chief of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, welcomes the state training instructors-- Bruce Manning (center) and John Eckel (right). Manning is the director of the McKean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Eckel is from Venango County.

A four-hour training session on responses to emergencies at natural gas well-sites was held Sunday at the Kane Fire Hall.
More than 70 volunteer firefighters from eight communities attended the program.
In addition to Kane, firefighters at the forum came from Hamlin Township (Hazel Hurst), Hamilton Township (Ludlow), Highland Township (James City), Wilcox, Lafayette Township, Lewis Run and Otto Township.
State Fire Instructors Bruce Manning of McKean County and John Eckel of Venango County led the training, which included the distribution of printed materials and a slide show.
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt welcomed the instructors and firefighters to the program.

See full article by purchasing the Jan. 16 edition of The Kane Republican.

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