BS 2007, Lake Superior State University; BA 2007, Lake Superior State University; MPS 2010, George Washington University; MA 2012, Norwich University
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LSSU's dedicated three-story fire lab made all the difference to Brian Applegate.
"Our certification training classes offered real situations," Brian says. Students practice victim search techniques while controlling and extinguishing fires. Applegate says his favorite exercise was the live fire flashover simulation. "We saw how fires evolved as they burned," he says. "It’s as close as you can get to the real thing."