Ken’s Food Presents Training Equipment to Henry County Fire Department
|Group Picture- Pictured (L-R) Chief McConnell, Lt. Damion Vaughan, FF/EMT Kristie Crowe, FF/EMT Luis Ontiveros, Lt. Janet Slagle, Ken’s Foods Maintenance Manager David Hilliard, Plant Manager Ray Lauer, Chief Brad Johnson, Lt. Mike Hicks, FF/EMT Brandon Lake, FF/Paramedic Jerry Eddy, Captain Robby Russell (kneeling) FF/EMT Malcom White, FF/Paramedic Chris Lenox, FF/EMT Michael Mullinax.|
Thursday morning in McDonough, at Ken’s Foods Inc. on King Mill Road, a presentation of various training equipment and simulators was made to the Henry County Fire Department. Henry County Fire Station Number One, Training Chief Ike McConnell, Operations Chief Brad Johnson, and Training Captain Robby Russell were all in attendance to accept this invaluable donation made by Ken’s Foods Inc. The equipment and simulators were accepted with extreme gratitude.
“Henry County Fire Department has been a constant supporter of Ken’s Foods and the local community, so we wanted to give something back to them for their services. We sincerely hope that the equipment and training aids provide real-time training necessary to keep the firefighters safe and mindful of the hazards they face while performing their duties,” stated David Hilliard. “We truly appreciate the devotion and commitment of Henry County Fire Department to the Industries and communities of Henry County, added Ray Lauer,” Plant Manager for Ken’s Foods.
The following is a list of the equipment donated:
- 1- Forcible Entry Simulator and Training Package
- 1- HAZMAT Training Tools Package (Gas Trainer)
- 1- 110 lb. Smart Dummy
- 1- Lenovo Think Pad Mobile Work Station
- 1- Adult Manikin
- 1- Child Manikin
- 2- 6’ New York Style Roof Hooks
- 2- 8’ New York Style Roof Hooks
- 2- Pro Bar Forcible Entry Tools
- 2- 1 1/2” Kockek Water Line Gauges
- 2- 2” Kockek Water Line Gauges
- 3- Portable Generators 3000-Watt each Gas Engine
- An Extended Supply of Dressings for the fire stations
"We are very excited to receive the abundance of equipment and training aids donated by Ken’s Foods Inc. The equipment will positively enhance the fire department’s training program, with the addition of the newer technology in the interactive simulators. It is such an honor to possess the remarkable partnerships we hold with the business community of Henry County. It has been a great pleasure to partner with Ken’s Foods and we sincerely appreciate their generosity and certainly look forward to a continual partnership with them," stated Division Chief of Training Ike McConnell.