Hyannis (MA) Fire Department Lieutenant Thomas Kenney will be teaching “Fire and Rescue Cutting Torch Operations” at FDIC 2014.
This class focuses on the use of oxygen-acetylene, oxygen-gasoline, and exothermic torches. Among the topics addressed are the situations in which a torch is required, setup and usage, and safety during operations. Examples of rescue situations involving entrapment are presented, as are situations where a torch can enhance ongoing operations.
THOMAS F. KENNEY is a lieutenant with the Hyannis (MA) Fire Department, where he is in his 33rd year of service. He is a rescue team manager and a structural collapse instructor for DHS FEMA and MA-TF1. As a partner in Heavy Rescue Incorporated, he teaches fire and rescue programs for a host of agencies including Barnstable County Fire Academy and the New Hampshire Fire Academy.
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