Trailer allows local firefighters to watch flashover up close

By Dave Taylor

While Saturday’s temperatures were a little on the cool side, many of the county’s volunteer firefighters were feeling the heat during flashover recognition training that afternoon.

Firefighters from several departments, including Hawesville and Lewisport, entered a multi-level burning trailer in the middle school parking lot while a fire raged on one end, all part of seeing how fires flash over and knowing how to prevent it.

See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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