Active Shooter Response Added to Tennessee Fire Departments


NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Firefighters must now do a lot more than their job title suggests.

WSMV Channel 4

Some Middle Tennessee fire and rescue squads are revamping training this year for active shooter scenarios and changing how they respond.

Firefighters told Channel 4's Briona Arradondo it is due to the number of mass shootings across the nation over the past few years.

"We make it clear that we are not fire focused like we used to be," said Brentwood Fire Chief Brian Goss.


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