BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh suited up for a fire rescue drill in Copley Square Friday as the United States Conference of Mayors kicked off.
Firefighters put on a series of intense fire drills for mayors from around the country as Boston hosts the annual conference.
The drills gave Walsh a first-hand look at the dangers firefighters face.
“We knew where we were going and it was a controlled situation,” he said. When it’s a real fire, you have no idea how to get in or how to get out. You can see where there is a lot of confusion and where the training is important.”
The mayors also took part in a car crash rescue drill.
The conference runs through Monday.
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