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Parkland firefighting students hold simulation drill

By Megan McNerney, Web Producer, MMcnerney@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 20 2014 04:14:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 20 2014 06:07:54 PM CDT

What looked like an emergency at Parkland High School in Lehigh County on Thursday was really a learning opportunity.

What looked like an emergency at Parkland High School in Lehigh County on Thursday was really a learning opportunity.

Students enrolled in the science of firefighting class suited up Thursday afternoon for a simulated response drill.

The simulation focused on a hazardous waste spill in the auditorium lobby.

Local firefighters helped the students through the event.

The class is a science elective offered at the school.