April 27, 2019 – Hartford, WI – That big plume of black smoke to the west is the Hartford Fire Department conducting a live fire training at a home at 3420 County Road K in the Town of Hartford.
The address is located between Hwy 60 and Monroe Avenue.
Fire personnel receive valuable live fire training from acquired structures that is difficult to simulate. The Hartford Fire Department has been using the house and outbuildings last few months for training. This Saturday, the house will be used for live fire training and then will be burned to the ground the same day.
There will be a closure of Highway K during the training and traffic will be detoured to allow for the training to be conducted in safe manner.
Citizens should plan ahead for the road closure and avoid the area.
The road is expected to be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Access to local businesses and dwellings will be maintained but everyone is encouraged to use caution for the safety of all.