Demonstrations of Bomb Squad training, technology are held by Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX 5)-LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX 5)-LAS VEGAS, Nev. In a demonstration on Wednesday, March 23, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue showed the public how their bomb squad trains and practices.

More than 100 explosive-related incidents are handled by LVFR each year. As well, they respond to emergencies in other parts of Southern Nevada and California, as well as in Arizona.

Robots with lifting capacities of just over 100 pounds were on display during today’s demonstrations, and they could potentially replace humans in potentially hazardous situations.

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It was demonstrated how firefighters prepare for and safely detonate a variety of explosive devices in high-stress scenarios.

Shon Saucedo, the head of the bomb squad and chief of investigations, said that, despite the dangers of the real scene, days like today can be enjoyable for his team.

A person must perform the entire bomb-suit-to-firing process today, according to Saucedo. Our work relies heavily on all of those factors. Even though there’s a great deal of danger involved, there’s a certain amount of excitement in that.”

LVFR is Southern Nevada’s sole public safety agency with a bomb squad.

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