The Baltimore City fire department is working to develop better-trained rescue teams, and officials say the initiative begins with a new command center.
Fire department spokesman Kevin Cartwright confirms the new rescue center will be located at the Locust Point fire station and will provide teams increased availability of training for deep water rescue and collapsed building response.
Cartwright says officials believe it could take two years to get the program off the ground. Training is expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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