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Volunteer Brandon Morris, a student with Medical Career Institute, shields his eyes from the sun with a card that describes the ailments he is supposed to have during mass casualty incident training with North Naples Fire Control District on Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.

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Lexey Swall/Staff Volunteer Brandon Morris, a student with Medical Career Institute, shields his eyes from the sun with a card that describes the ailments he is supposed to have during mass casualty incident training with North Naples Fire Control District on Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.

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A dummy is used to symbolize a deceased person during mass casualty incident training with North Naples Fire Control District on Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.
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Richie Scott, center, a volunteer and student from Medical Career Institute, is transported on a board by North Naples firefighter Brian Torres as members of the North Naples Fire Control District, Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District and Big Corkscrew Island Fire Control and Rescue District conduct mass casualty incident training Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.
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Volunteer Brandon Morris, a student with Medical Career Institute, shields his eyes from the sun with a card that describes the ailments he is supposed to have during mass casualty incident training with North Naples Fire Control District on Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.
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Volunteer Robert Moore, a student with Medical Career Institute, gets the giggles as his head his strapped to a board during mass casualty incident training with North Naples Fire Control District on Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.
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Community Emergency Response Team volunteer Jose Palomo, upper center, pretends to suffer from chest pain as Alex Beltran, right of center, a firefighter from Big Corkscrew Island Fire Control and Rescue District and a North Naples Fire Control District firefighter help him to the ground during mass casualty incident training Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. Two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools were used for training purposes.
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Members of the North Naples Fire Control District, Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District and Big Corkscrew Island Fire Control and Rescue District undergo mass casualty incident training Tuesday in North Naples. The training scenario involved two school buses with several people injured. Fire and medical crews had to determine the severity of injury to each person and then triage in the appropriate order. The NNFD used two buses on loan from the Collier County Public Schools for training purposes.

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