Sachse, TX - Oct. 10, 2019 - On Saturday, Sept. 21, Sachse Fire-Rescue, hosted the Sachse City Council and City Manager Gina Nash for a day of fun and education. It was an opportunity for Fire Department staff to interact and get to know each Councilmember, as well as give the Council an opportunity to learn more about department operations.
The academy included the study of hydraulics, the responsibilities of driver-engineer, a fire behavior demonstration, vehicle extrication, pump operations, and a CPR scenario with the Lucas device. The Lucas device performs uninterrupted, mechanical chest compressions, which provide more blood flow to the brain and heart. All participants also dressed in full firefighting gear.
Watch a brief video featuring academy highlights.