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Firefighters Gather for Southwest Fire Rescue Conference

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Firefighters were milling around the American Bank Center on Monday, but not for an emergency. They were there for the Southwest Fire Rescue Conference.

The event is hosted by the Texas Association of Fire Educators and the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. Over the next four days, as many as 400 firefighting professionals will get a look at the latest in firefighting technology and techniques.

The conference began on Sunday and will be going on until Thursday.