The CCLBA has long partnered with area first responders to make houses available for training.  Police, fire, federal and state agencies have utilized Land Bank houses slated for demolition.  This not only provides first responders with realistic training opportunities, but it garners maximum value from the structure.

In 2016, the Land Bank worked with the Battle Creek Fire Department to establish a permanent training house.  This continues to be a tremendous asset as proper laddering techniques, victim rescues, breaches and all sorts of simulations can be continuously conducted in this controlled environment.

Firefighters with ladder