- Ben Brasch The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
For those with office jobs, training usually means a guy with a “fun” print on his shirt motioning toward a PowerPoint.
For Cobb County firefighters, it means burning down someone’s house.
“There is nothing like training to fight fire than training with real fire,” according to a video of the exercise posted to the county’s Facebook page.
The homeowner donated the two-story house built in 1971, according to Cobb property records, and firefighters torched the home — with its three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The house was located in the 1800 block of Macland Woods Drive in Powder Springs.
The department gave a heads-up to folks that the heavy smoke they saw billowing from the neighborhood was supposed to be there.