MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Fire Department (MFRD) held a ceremony Nov. 18 to commemorate their new training center.

The $1.9 million training facility includes:

  • Locker rooms 
  • A testing facility
  • Firefighter gear storage
  • An on-site emergency vehicle operator course

The MFRD also received upgrades to their classrooms and urban search and rescue training props.

The training center is the first step of a Master Plan to revitalize the MFRD’s training capabilities, according to a Facebook post from the MFRD. 

The plan is expected to be completed in one year, according to the post.