How Long Does It Take A Firefighter To Put On His Gear? [VIDEO]
Fire is always a concern in the summer months. With dry weather and high temperatures, it often does not take much for a large blaze to start.
Just this year downtown Laramie saw its worst structural fire in 20 years when on May 24 a blaze tore through a downtown building. Recently, the Owen Fire prompted evacuations and burned 450 acres before being declared contained on July 16.
With firefighters busy across the country, do you ever wonder how long it takes an experienced firefighter to gear up when preparing to fight a blaze?
Before a demonstration on residential sprinkler systems at the 2014 Freedom Has a Birthday Celebration, the Laramie Fire Department showed just how much time and effort it actually takes to put on all that gear.
How long do you think it will take?
Watch below to find out!