On Saturday, June, 8, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Southwestern Community College’s Public Safety Training Center in conjunction with the Franklin Fire Department will be conducting a training exercise at 35 Wayah Street. This exercise will allow local fire departments an opportunity to train in realistic firefighting scenarios. This exercise will culminate in the demolition of a structure by fire.
During this training evolution flames and smoke will be visible and at times prevalent in the area of Franklin High School and Wayah Street. Apparatus and other emergency service vehicles will be utilizing Maple Street and Wayah Street in this area so minor traffic delays are possible. During the demolition of the structure between the hours of 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., traffic delays can be expected.