In the previous thread, we shared pictures from the outside of the house. Here are some inside pictures taken during various training sessions. Pay attention to the fire on the ceiling, there are some examples of rollover (ignition of combustible gases when temperatures exceed 1,000 degrees F); you can see how it could become dangerous
Monthly Archives / November 2013
On Saturday November 23rd, 2013 volunteers from Asbury, Farley, and Epworth Fire Departments joined the Centralia-Peosta FD for live fire training in a 5-bedroom / 2-story home located on Old Highway Road. The four jurisdictions teamed up to demonstrate interoperability on the fireground. Asbury provided their 2,500 gallon tanker and Farley brought in the air tank refilling
Did you remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms when you changed your clocks? It’s not too late! http://www.nfpa.org/smokealarms Also, don’t forget about your Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors. A CO detector… why have one of those? The risk of CO poisoning increases significantly in the winter months when the fuel-fired heating equipment is
November 3, 2103 (8:54 PM): Centralia and Peosta firehouses responded to a fire next to Old Highway Road at 8:54 PM on Sunday night. Upon arrival, it was observed that the fire was contained within a roadside ditch. It took little effort for Pumper 402 to extinguish the ditch fire.