Industrial Fire

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting One of the lesser touched on subjects of the firefighting world is that of flammable liquids, and techniques for extinguishment.  Today we will focus on the control and extinguishment of “Heavy” flammable liquids.  When I use the term “Heavy” I mean those of which that are longer chained hydrocarbons.  […]
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Not all engines are created equal, this is obvious from station to station.  This truth is especially prevalent when considering the range of occupancies across districts.  However, when your first due area is one of the nations largest oil refineries, it quickly becomes less about halligan bars and more about protection.  “Aggressive” is not a term we generally […]
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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Process and Products (Part 1) Some of the largest hurdles to clear when becoming an industrial firefighter are understanding how process equipment works, and what exactly we are making. The knowledge of how different pieces of process equipment work, I believe, is vital to the success of an industrial responder. Being able […]