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November 16, 2018 - 3:08pm

Eleven local firefighters complete new technologies training course

posted by Howard B. Owens in fire services, news.

Press release:

The Genesee County Office of Emergency Management Services in conjunction with the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control offered a four-hour Alternative Fuel Vehicles & New Technologies class to any emergency response personnel.

The class, held on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Fire Training Center, was attended by 11 Genesee County fire personnel.

Information about the hazards of the new fuels such as methanol, compressed natural gas and electric power; as well as the pressures created within fuel cylinders were addressed in addition to safety information on other possible hazards related to alternative fuel vehicles. State Fire instructor David Harrington addressed the changing technology of the automobile. 

Participants included:

  • ALABAMA: Rick Brunea, Ronald Bauer, Max Maerten, Ryan Thompson
  • CITY OF BATAVIA: Stefano Napolitano
  • TOWN OF BATAVIA: James Bouton
  • BETHANY: Richard Klunder III
  • CORFU: Shawn Myers
  • SOUTH BYRON: Theresa Hammer
  • INDIAN FALLS: Edwin Mileham, LuAnne Mileham

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