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Explosions Rock Blue Rhino Propane Plant in Florida
Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.…Continue
Good Morning all;
Well this is going to be my last writing for about 6 weeks as we are headed for Scotland on vacation and some much needed RR and yes when we get back I will post some of the pictures. When we go it is Festival time and all the groups come out and hand out different leaflets on the different plays and talking's that you can go to and most are at night and what a mess of the Royal Mile they make, ,I will take a picture of the different groups, some get dressed up and…Continue
Waterspouts are spinning columns of rising moist air that typically form over warm water. The Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida is arguably the most active area in the world for waterspouts, with hundreds…Continue
And while NASA provides us with many breathtaking photos of oursolar system and beyond, they also share incredible shots of our planet from their satellites and by astronauts in the…Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on July 19, 2013 at 10:47pm — No Comments
We can talk all we want, train all we can train and try to watch for the signs of a flashover.........but with everything going on so fast we can forget the signs.
Be aware of your surrounding, make sure ventilation is made prior to entry and the crews know what to do if the situation arises for possible flashover survival.
Sad read. Prayers to the injured and the one in critical injury with burns over his body is in St. Louis, Mo Burn Unit.
Here is the AP Press Release…Continue
Added by Roy Poteete on July 15, 2013 at 7:27pm — No Comments
The Weather Channel reports a lone thunderstorm dumped over a foot of hail in the town of Santa Rosa, New Mexico last Wednesday evening (July 3, 2013), leaving a surreal sight the day before the Fourth of…Continue
As we posted earlier this week, Arizona lost 19 of our elite firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30, 2013.
On July 1st a caravan of 19 vans took the bodies to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office to perform autopsies…Continue
But, as the Heritage Foundation explains, Independence Day is a great opportunity to renew our dedication to the principles of liberty and equality enshrined in…Continue
I have discussed this in an earlier blog. As the fire department it is your responsibility too ensure the safety of all citizens at all times. As such there should be NO REASON as too why I see static displays leaking oil (tank on static display at/near Ft. Leonardwood, Mo)too old steam engine on display in downtown Dodge City, KS
Last month a 14 year old was…Continue
Added by Roy Poteete on July 1, 2013 at 7:46pm — No Comments
As I travel the USA I see these Firework Stands pop up everywhere. I see many issues and problems with them. From the storage trailers not being marked with the USDOT Orange Explosive 1.4 marking too stands operating with NO FIE EXTINGUISHERS!I have seen one over the weekend within 50 feet of the stand in south eastern Nebraska stand workers having a bottle rocket fight and smoking! WOW what could of happened?
Why.....why.....why in the world would a fire department allow these stands…Continue