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FA020312-LDHApplianceFail

New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Releases Firefighter Injury Report Related to Catastrophic Failure of Large Diameter Hose Appliance

While participating in a training drill, a New Jersey firefighter was injured when a sand cast aluminum large diameter hose appliance catastrophically failed. This report identifies key issues and remedies that should be implemented within all New Jersey fire departments to prevent a reoccurrence of this type of incident.

The report is available at http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dfs/reports/hampton_township_ff_Injury_rpt.pdf.