Training for propane and natural gas fires

Here are photographs of the Biloxi Fire Department’s training sessions to fight propane and natural gas fires. The department’s Training Division and the State Fire Academy coordinated the training, which was conducted over three nights, March 1-3, 2011, in a parking lot at the Biloxi Sports Complex. All on-duty firefighters in Biloxi participated in the training. Among the goals of the sessions: to help firefighters understand the proper use and limitations of their equipment, and to help them gauge the severity of these type fires. Photos by Biloxi Fire Chief David Roberts. Click on individual images to enlarge.