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Jaws Fracture Fused Mass Of Lexan Bottles Over Fire

Issue 4 and Volume 133.

Jaws Fracture Fused Mass Of Lexan Bottles Over Fire features Training Officer Wyckoff, N.J., Fire Department A warehouse fire that converted thousands of plastic milk bottles into a hard mass covering remaining fire resulted in an unusual application of rescue and extrication equipment. The Wyckoff, N.J., Fire Department responded to an alarm from the Garden State Farms warehouse on Braen Avenue at 7:37 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, with six pumpers, an aerial ladder and an emergency truck. A working fire was found in the interior of the warehouse with a heavy smoke condition. While 3-inch hydrant supply lines were being laid, pumpers connected, and an aerial ladder set up, an initial interior attack was made with two 1 1/2-inch lines from Engine 235, a 1000-gpm attack pumper that was first due in this area. The initial attack lines darkened the fire and roof ventilation by the truck company diminished the…

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