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Fire Behavior Prop

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The next few paragraphs and pictures are from Andrew Brassard. The prop he built to talk about fire behavior worked great. Check it out and talk about the stages of fire with your crew. What are you looking for when, where, and why as you crawl into each building.

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Lighting The Petrogen Torch

Petrogen Torch Lighting

Below are a few pictures from training the other day with a Petrogen torch. Also below is a short video on initial operations including: determining tip size, gasoline pressure, O2 pressure, and lighting procedures.

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Semi Cab On Its Nose

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Georgetown and Round Rock Fire Departments (Texas) worked together on I-35, just north of Westinghouse.  The crash involved a 18 wheeler that came to rest on its nose. Pictures from the Georgetown Texas Fire Department Facebook page. What are your stabilization concerns if an occupant is still trapped in the cab.  Talk about this one with your crew. Struts Cribbing ...

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