An article that provides instructions on how to extinguish gas fires. It is important to determine which type of fire you are trying to extinguish. A liquid gas fire is extinguished in a different way than a pressurized cylinder gas fire. By following a few easy steps and safety rules, you can easily and quickly put out each type of gas fire.
Vehicle fires nowadays present a variety of dangers to firefighters.
2-page PDF document. Standard operating guidelines of Township of Cumru Fire Department on vehicle fires.
An article that highlights two primary concerns of hybrids: the high-voltage electrical system and the potential for unexpected vehicle movement. Although hybrid vehicles can present significant hazards to emergency response personnel, proper education and strict adherence to standard operating procedures can alleviate these dangers.
11-page PDF document that will review the methods employed and the recent evolution of predicative tools specific to transportation.
3-page PDF document about standard operating procedures (SOP). The purpose of this SOP is to provide specific information and procedures for volunteer companies to use in responding to class C passenger-type car, truck, and van vehicle fires.
An article that discusses vehicular fire incident. It includes its causes and recommended actions. It is an undesired conflagration (uncontrolled burning) involving a motor vehicle. Also termed car fire or auto fire, it is one of the more common causes of fire-related property damage.