Louisa Fire and EMT grant funds boot camp


LOUISA COUNTY Va. (WVIR) – The Louisa County Fire and EMS Department brought in the experts to teach them some new life saving skills. One question kept getting asked – is this still just the warm up? The O2X former military team put the firefighters and EMS team to work.“We did our first session with the O2X workout program. They’re a group of trained professionals who go around the country helping out police departments, fire departments, first responders, and military with their just daily functional fitness and improving their lifestyle and diet,” Louisa firefighter and EMT Jake Sharp said.

The fire department is using its $357,000 federal grant to teach its personnel some new health and wellness skills.

“We try to encompass mental, physical, nutritional and overall body performance so that personnel to optimize and do the work that they’re required to at their peak physical and mental conditioning,” Leader with O2X Gary Alexander said.

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