Members of the Solano County Urban Search and Rescue Task Force conducted a training exercise Monday in Suisun City to sharpen the very same techniques employed by crews in Florida as they continue to search for victims trapped inside the collapsed condominium building in Miami.
The timing of the training is purely coincidental according to Suisun City fire Chief Justin Vincent, who said that it was in the planning stages for several months.
The task force has been active for several years and is staffed by first responders countywide.
Monday’s exercise focused on sharpening their skills on making a structure safe for crews to work to save victims trapped in the event of a major earthquake or building collapse.
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