New Jersey Firefighters Train with Flammable Liquids

The photos are of the Roselle Park, New Jersey, Fire Department participating in flammable liquid firefighting training at the Middlesex County Fire Academy, on April 15th, 2003.

The training evolutions involved fires in mock-ups of a 55 gallon drum storage area, a large chemical process unit, and a cargo tank truck.

The Middlesex County Fire Academy is a 26 acre state of the art training facility located in Sayreville, New Jersey.

The academy opened in 1992 and has trained thousands of firefighters and emergency response personnel from throughout New Jersey as well as individuals from across the country and even firefighters from Colombia, South America. The academy provides classroom instruction and dynamic hands on training in all aspects of fire, rescue and hazardous materials response.

The training grounds consist of a three story burn building, a five story training tower, a flammable liquid training area, flammable gas area, vehicle extrication area, various confined space training areas, a hazardous material and industrial training area as well as a drafting pond.

For additional information visit the website