The Training Season Starts

Hawkins subsidiary GATR carried out its first burns of the season last week, completing four fire scenes at our training facility at Wethersfield in Essex.

GATR runs training courses for Fire Service and Police Fire Investigators and is the UK’s leading training provider. Part of the course involves a practical element, investigating real fires in real buildings. The scenes are created and dressed by the instructors, set on fire and allowed to burn to a particular point before being extinguished. Students then investigate the fires and having reached a conclusion are shown a film of what really happened.

If you’d like to know more or would like to attend one of the burns days then please get in touch with us.

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