Brayton Fire Training Field and Disaster City

In the city of College Station in Texas (part-way between Dallas and Houston) there is a scene of apparent disaster, with many burnt-out industrial facilities, collapsed buildings and train cars strewn asunder. However, they are all just simulations found in a pair of the world’s biggest facilities for fire and disaster training – Brayton Fire Training Field and Disaster City. Operated by the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX – a part of Texas A&M University), these facilities host tens of thousands of emergency responders every year for cutting-edge training programs. At Brayton Fire Training Field there are eleven…

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