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2013-08-01 23:04:51

The investment in installing propane and new props at Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre means enhanced training scenarios and more practice time for all firefighter students.

2008-06-26 12:02:42

By Emilie Raguso, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jun. 26--Firefighters in the Stanislaus National Forest are using the Tuolumne River like a "giant fire engine," pumping water from it to slow the spread of a fire that has been burning on the river's north slope since Saturday, authorities said.


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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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