Chattanooga firefighters dance to "Thriller"

Chattanooga firefighters dance to "Thriller"

March 2nd, 2011 by Chris Carroll in Local - Breaking News

Get thrilled, Chattanooga, your rookie firefighters can move like the Gloved One.

The evidence? A three-minute viral video that initially deceives the viewer with a training session of two dozen Chattanooga Fire Academy graduates hoisting ladders and rolling stretchers, then lights up with a blast of robot funk - the opening bars to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" - and dancing firefighters.

"You never know when you might have to dance your way up out of a situation," recent fire academy graduate Brenton Davenport said. "Always good to be versatile in everything."