Firefighters from across the state are putting down their hoses and picking up their notebooks this weekend on the Mizzou campus.
The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute is sponsoring the 33rd Annual Winter Fire School and Equipment Exposition.
The 3-day event lets firefighters take a look at some of the newest and best equipment.
Matt Bowen is teaching a class on critical care for kids.
Bowen said, ??Pediatrics is a low volume, high risk patient population because we don??t deal with them very often. We??re trying to develop some approaches for taking care of kids that we might not think about on a normal basis.??
The winter fire school ends on Sunday and is the largest emergency service equipment exposition in Missouri.