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Most of my training was in chemicals, and chemical reactions with only a couple of days of hands on stuff, but the State Fire Academy is just an awesome place in general so I figured I would share some photos.
Here is the burn tower
This is the HAZMAT building and where they store the rigs for the Academy
Here are some of the Academy guys learning to pump water
And here is the burn tower being used
Here we are getting a briefing on what hazardous materials we are going to be dealing with, its a tanker with some liquid that is spilling out
This is us on top of the tanker trying to mitigate the situation