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Train for the worst, hope for the best


March 28, 2019

Saturday morning we were at the Flomaton Speedway to cover multiple fire departments cutting up old school buses. It wasn't play time, it was time to teach and train firemen how to react in the event we have a major school bus crash with children trapped inside.

Ben Roe, who serves as the Barnett Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department chief and also works as a state trooper, said what he's said before – It's not if, but when we will see a school bus crash in this area.

We hope Roe is wrong in his choice of 'if' and 'when' in terms of a school bus crash, but we know he's right that we need f...

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