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Charleston firefighters practice dousing gas fires

Jun 7, 2011 4:09:00 AM - thestate.com
Charleston firefighters are holding a demonstration to show what it's like to fight a gas fire.

The Charleston Fire Department is teaming up with South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. for Tuesday's demonstration at the City of Charleston Training Facility.

SCE&G is installing three natural gas-fueled props for firefighters to use in their training. Company officials say this training will help firefighters learn how to respond to different emergency scenarios and do their firefighting certification locally.

Charleston fire department officials say the training will help keep firefighters safe in responding to live gas fires.

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