MATTHEWS – Matthews Fire & EMS is conducting a live fire training exercise March 3 starting at 8 a.m.
The exercise will take place at a structure along Matthews-Mint Hill Road between Phillips and Idlewild Road (3024 Matthews Hint-Hill Road).
Residents and those passing by should expect a very heavy fire truck presence and a significant column of smoke for most of the day.
Units will assemble beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. Spectators are welcome but parking on site will be limited. A spectator area will be designated.