Hickory – On Friday, June 4, Hickory firefighters will be conducting a live burn exercise, which consists of burning a house. The training exercise will be held at 3809 Firefighters To Practice SkillsFalling Creek Road and will allow firefighters to practice their skills.

The drill is scheduled to start around 8:30 am and should be concluded by 5:00 p.m. Plans are for Falling Creek Road to remain open during the exercise; however, there could be traffic congestion due to the burn.

Contact Captain Chris Allison at 828-323-7505 or Terri Byers at 828-323-7521 for any questions.