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Published 3:30pm Monday, September 10, 2012

Marty Pitts and Ricky Tidwell use a search camera during training at a collapsed house in May of 2009. Shortly after 9/11 the Madison Fire Department received a grant from the Department of Homeland Security that provided resources for training above and beyond the requirements of their regular work. They were also able to purchase new equipment, including the telescopic search camera, and they continue to train for and respond to emergency disasters.

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