Some high school students are getting into the medical field early with first responder training.
A group of students at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis has just finished the first round of EMT classes as part of a new partnership between Minneapolis Public Schools and the Minneapolis Fire Department.
Minneapolis firefighters and Xcel Energy crews are putting their skills to the test this week.
Employees will be participating in rescue training in confined spaces to test their readiness in different situations. Fire officials say workers are often in confined spaces like manhole shafts and electrical vaults, so they need to be prepared to work in those environments.