All Discussions Tagged 'hazmat' (27)

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Drones in the Fire Service

Has your department implemented a drone program, if so what can other departments learn from your experience. 1. Are your pilots part 107 c…

Started by Dwight Saxon

0 Dec 10, 2017

FFN Hazmat Drill - MVA involving 55 gallon drums

This drill was done this year by all the members of my department as well as inviting mutual aid departments to participate. I wrote the dr…

Started by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

54 Sep 19, 2014
Reply by Zachary Wolf

Step by Step Photos Showing How to Handle a LPG Railcar On Fire

Sacramento Fire Department responded to  a reported LPG railcar on fire...  This recent incident was photo documented by the Sacramento…

Started by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

4 Aug 28, 2011
Reply by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

"Engine 2, respond to a reported MVA involving hazardous materials." How would you handle this incident?

This example illustrates what an unsecured paint load can look like in a routine traffic incident. While this particular incident appears…

Started by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

28 May 21, 2011
Reply by Ben Waller

700,000 Litre Oil Factory Fire- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  UPDATE 6.15am: FIREFIGHTERS have contained a monster blaze involving 700,000 litres of flammable liquid at an oil manufacturing plant i…

Started by lutan1

2 May 20, 2011
Reply by joemac

You Want A Career As A FirefighterEMT?

The Town of Hilton Head Island is now taking applications for the position of firefighter/EMT. i'm talking about it this morning on Firehou…

Started by Mick Mayers

37 May 19, 2011
Reply by George Parker

Strange Odor Sickens Nearly 50 at Colorado Elementary School

Loveland Reporter-Herald LOVELAND - Firefighters with state-of-the-art equipment could find no signs of a noxious gas that sent 47 child…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 May 12, 2011

Train Derailment Sparks Massive Fire Near Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — A train carrying lumber has derailed and struck several tanker cars carrying a flammable liquid, causing a massive fire on…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 May 4, 2011

Delivery Truck Explodes Outside Iowa Nuclear Plant

DES MOINES, Iowa — A truck delivering hydrogen to the Duane Arnold nuclear power plant in eastern Iowa has exploded, sending the driver to…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 May 3, 2011

Chicago Firefighters Fight Vacant Battery Store Fire

CHICAGO — Authorities say a vacant Chicago building that once housed a battery business is likely a total loss after a fire tore through th…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 Apr 12, 2011


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