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More live fire training and another burn-down in Woodstock

Tim Olk was on-hand Friday for yet another day of live-fire training culminating in burning the house to the ground. Previous training sessions are HERE, HERE, and HERE.

Woodstock Fire Rescue District burns house down

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District burns house down

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District burns house down

Tim Olk photo

 

Tim has a gallery with more images HERE.

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Live fire training in Woodstock 10-19-12 (update)

More images and a video from the training at 3761 Glen Eagle Drive in Woodstock last week. An earlier training sessions was posted HERE.

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

Upon completion of the training, the owner will farm all of the land again. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

A future firefighter came to view the training. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

Firefighters observe the fire’s behavior as it travels across the ceiling and enters the adjacent room. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

Seasoned firefighters pair with newer members to experience some heat and learn about the fire’s behavior. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

One of the fire-starters takes a shift inside the house. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire thermal imaging camera

A thermal imaging camera and the fire. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire firefighters silhouette

Two firefighters with a hand-line prepare to control the fire’s spread. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire

Another young observer indicates to the photographer the location of the fire. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire firefighter grunge

A firefighter takes a breather. Larry Shapiro photo

Woodstock Fire Rescue District training fire Pierce Arrow XT engine

Woodstock Engine 833 drafts from a portable tank to supply hand-lines that are used to protect the exposure building as fire consumes the house. Larry Shapiro photo

Fox River & Countryside Fire Rescue District

An engine from the Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District supplies a hand-line for exposure protection at the opposite end of the street. Larry Shapiro photo

 

A large gallery with more images can be viewed HERE.

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Live fire training in Woodstock

The Woodstock Fire Protection District continues to train in a group of ¬†model homes that was offered for their use. Yesterday, yet another house provided multiple evolutions for room burns before it was burned to the ground. Tim Olk and Larry Shapiro were on hand to photograph the day’s events.

Tim submitted several images.

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

A firefighter overhauls a second floor bedroom after a series of burns was completed. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Smoke escapes the room of origin into the hallway. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Instructors light a fire for one of the training evolutions. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Several instructors admire their handiwork before the evolution begins. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

An engine from the Fox River & Countryside Fire Rescue District supplies a hand line for exposure protection. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

As the house is allowed to burn, Woodstock Engine 33 operates in the street to supply lines for exposure protection. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

An artistic interpretation of the fire scene. Tim Olk photo

Tim has many images which can be viewed HERE.

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Live fire training in Woodstock

The Woodstock Fire Protection District has several new homes at their disposal to burn for training purposes over the coming weeks. Tim Olk was on hand for the first session and submitted several images.

 

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire District live fire training 2012

Tim Olk photo

More of Tim’s photos can be found HERE.

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