In other news today .
students in La Crosse got a first-hand look at what
it's like to be a first responder.
Two dozen kids from the Health Science Academy received
real-life scenario training from the La Crosse Fire
Department this morning.
After learning about the equipment firefighters and
E-M-T's carry .
the kids put the knowledge to the test in a simulated
mass casualty event where they helped coordinate a
patient triage system.
The Health Science Academy includes students from
across the La Crosse School District .
who have shown an interest in a career in the healthcare