Fireman for a day

Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

The adrenaline was pumping through my system.

The New Prague Fire Department was planning on burning down a house for training purposes. The owners of an abandoned house just west of New Prague offered the building to the department so they could gain experience in how to battle a burning building.

The department also asked three people - New Prague Mayor Craig S. Sindelar, City Administrator Jerry Bohnsack and me - if we were interested in going inside a building and seeing for ourselves what it was like.

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