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Firefighter Recruits Dealing With Heat

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(photo: Smith/KXNT/CBS-Las Vegas)

(photo: Smith/KXNT/CBS-Las Vegas)

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LAS VEGAS — Recruits are having to deal with 120 degree temperatures while training on Tropicana. About thirty
recruits are in a 22 week training program. They are training right across from the Orleans casino.

Recruits had to wear full jackets and deal with all the equipment that comes a long with it. The temperature at the base of the tower where they were training topped 140 degrees.

The training is scheduled to end in late August.

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