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USD 428 bus becomes GBFD training tool

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Great Bend firefighters faced an unusual rescue situation Thursday when a car smashed into the back of a school bus. Even though it was a training scenario and not an actual catastrophe, the learning experience was authentic.
The bus and car were real.
Sharon Jenkins, transportation director at Great Bend USD 428, said the school district received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to replace a 2000 Blue Bird bus with an energy efficient model. The new bus, scheduled to arrive in the next week or two, has an extra heater than can keep the bus warm without running ...

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