"Vernon, I meant no disrespect with my comment and I agree it is a tough job to keep everyone "happy" and cool when training in the heat. We're in the process of building a training trailer and any ideas for props I can pick up is…"
"Clay, were in South Louisiana where the temps. run up to 95-100 degrees with feels like temps in the 105-114 degrees. We also train while on duty so I have to try and keep the guys cool as I can. But I do agree full PPE is needed at all times and I…"
"Cool prop, but train like it's the way you're going to do it at a scene. Proper PPE will make you more confident and knowing how you'll handle the tool with all the gear on. Just my 2 cents, stay safe."
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