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News Release

Contact: Kimberly J. Evans
555 Wright Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711
Office: (775) 684-4554
Pager: (775) 861-5897

NEWS FROM: State Fire Marshal 99-174



Fire Tech Reno "99" Training Targets Fire Service Professionals

10th annual educational conference to feature state-of-the-art training

The Nevada Fire Chiefs Association and Fire Service Manufacturers and Vendors Association is presenting Fire Tech Reno "99," November 4-7, 1999 at the Reno/Sparks Convention Center at 4590 South Virginia Street in Reno. Workshops and classes will be available on every dimension of the fire service, including Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training, hazardous materials, suppression, general interest and much more.

Vendor exhibits and hands-on demonstrations from nearly two hundred fire service vendors will occupy 113,000 square feet of convention space. Rescue equipment, emergency vehicles, chemical companies, medical, ladder and safety & supply companies are a few examples of the vendors who will be attending the conference.

Members of the media are invited to participate in the following photo and interview opportunities:

For additional information, or to schedule an interview with Fire Tech Reno "99" vendors or attendees, please contact Deputy Fire Chief Lee Leighton at the Sparks Fire Department at 775-353-2255.