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Virtual Reality Revolutionizes High-Stress Training

The number of calls to fire departments continues to rise each year, but most of those calls are medical emergencies. The number of fires have actually fallen over the past decade, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Today, America’s 27,000 fire departments face an average of fewer than 50 fires annually. Most of those fires are residential – meaning firefighters get precious little practice combatting the full range of fires and situations they could face in life-or-death circumstances on the job –from combatting blazes in high-rise towers to containing explosions in industrial buildings and evacuating burning hospitals. ….[READ]