Members of the Norfolk Fire Division participated in
Sandbagging 101 classes. The classes were taught by Jim Dooley and
included a PowerPoint presentation and actual hands on training. All three
shifts and the Reserves were trained. See photos.
In light of the 2010 flood, fire division and emergency
management officials felt that a class in sandbagging was necessary. The
city will be forming a sandbagging team consisting of public works employees.
These employees will be the team leading sandbagging operations in the city
should the need arise. Region 11 Emergency Management purchased two
GoBagger® Shovels to assist in the filling of the