The Ankeny Fire Department is conducting live fire training today, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, to include burning the structure at 1200 NE 72nd St. in Ankeny down completely. Please do not be alarmed if you see smoke, which could be visible from 9 a.m. through the day. The public is asked to stay away from the area during the fire. Thank you.
This property was donated to the Ankeny Fire Department and has been utilized for training for new employees in the Ankeny Fire Department Recruit Academy for the last two weeks, including search and rescue, ventilation tactics, hose line deployments and fire behavior.