Kilgore Fire Department making changes after investigation
POSTED: Friday, July 17, 2009 - 5:05pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:38am
Kilgore, TX — Kilgore Fire officials are making changing after two firefighters fell to their deaths earlier this year.
The department is adding safety harnesses and removing hooks from the fire crews equipment
Investigators recommended these changes which are required by certain occupational organizations.
As for the crews lack of experience they say the training is the only way to get them prepared.
Officials say they're warning other departments about preventing similar incidents.