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Craig Fire/Rescue rookie Bill Scalzo suits up before entering the controlled burn Saturday at the training facility in Hayden. Scalzo has been a volunteer firefighter in the past, but Craig Fire/Rescue requires a year of training before rookies are considered official firefighters.

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Craig Fire/Rescue rookies face 1st live burn

Justin Fedinec was crouched in a parking lot north of Hayden, watching smoke pour out of several old train cars. He was fully dressed in firefighting gear, ready for his turn to walk through the rusted, metal door that led into the train cars and straight into a wall of flames.

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