Truck Company Ops

Truck Company Ops

Vertical ventilation is an effective way to remove the products of combustion quickly and efficiently. Going to the roof to make a vertical vent hole is a dangerous task, with the payoff being quick removal of hot gases and smoke and the replacing of fresh air.

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C.S.S.T. Gas Lines

C.S.S.T. Gas Lines

The number of people switching to natural gas as a fuel source is ever growing. It’s obvious the frequency of “gas calls” in which we respond seems to be increasing by the day. With this becoming a solid reality, the opportunity of becoming complacent as a fire service when responding to these calls has become a tangible threat. The following is a call we responded to where even the gas...

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Construction Concerns: Corrosion

Construction Concerns: Corrosion

Corrosion of a metal can be defined as its degrading from a reaction with its environment. This degradation can cause weakening of the metal by reducing its cross section, by changing its crystalline structure, or by a gradual chemical reaction converting the metal to a compound with less strength.

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