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Local fire departments train in Dixon

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

Firefighters use Dixon and Sterling fire department’s ladder trucks to access windows at Washington Elementary School in Dixon during joint training exercises Saturday. About two dozen firefighters from Dixon, Dixon Rural, Sterling and Rock Falls fire departments trained together on ladder trucks and ground ladders at the school, at the Main Street Mini Mall in the 100 block of East First Street in downtown Dixon, and at the six-story McReynolds Towers at 1000 Washington Ave.

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