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Farm silo unit to help fire crews

Silo being delivered
The silo has been delivered to Fife Fire and Rescue HQ in Thornton

Firefighters have taken delivery of a new training tool to help them carry out rescues.

The farm silo unit, which was made in Lochgelly, will help crews to simulate silo rescues along with emergencies at great heights and in confined spaces.

It was delivered to the service's headquarters in Thornton, where firefighter training is carried out.

Group Manager, Mike Doherty, said it "demonstrates our commitment to the health and safety of our firefighters".

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