12/10/12 111 W, 1 I - + 8 - 2 Into the Pit


Found this one while looking through some files. Raleigh Fire Department recruit academy at the Wake County Fire Training Center on April 9, 2009. Family day, near the end of their academy. Tramp Dunn at the controls. This one's a flame pit, with gas burners simulating an tanker fire. The shot pretty much takes itself, as long as your camera has a fast shutter. And you've got a telephoto lens. The good ol' fire pit. We've all been there before, though didn't they burn diesel fuel back in the day? As when our academy was put through the paces in 1989? See the full series of shots. Click to enlarge:
 





Yup, diesel it was! Those “fire cyclones” were an awesome sight!
Silver - 12/10/12 - 22:33

Diesel in 1990
Rob Mitchell - 12/11/12 - 16:30



  
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