On Sunday, March 7th of 2021 Chief Farquhar, Capt. Barker, 1st Lt. Bajraktari, and FF. Kottoor participated in a fire behavior/flashover simulator hosted at the Bedford Fire Department's headquarters by Flash Fire Industries.
This was approximately a 7-hour training which included a 3.5-hour lecture and a 3.5-hour practical hands-on portion where members were able to enter the flashfire trailer and see conditions first hand.
Tanker 7 stood by as an additional water supply in the case of an emergency for this training.
Mini Attack 11, Tanker 7
Chief Farquhar and Captain Barker discussing trailer conditions from the exterior.
Flashfire training trailer used to show potential conditions leading up to a flashover, rolling flames, and smoke condition changes with different methods of ventilation.
Tanker 7 standing by in case of an emergency.
Chief Farquhar watching the condition of the trailer from the exterior with neighboring departments.
An instructor from Flashfire industries controlling the ventilation conditions with the side door of the trailer.
Picture taken from @flash_fire_industries Instagram showing conditions inside of the training trailer.
Temperature conditions inside of the flash fire trailer.
8 ft: ~1,125.0 F
6 ft: ~ 678.0 F
4 ft: ~ 402.9 F
2 ft: ~ 212.7 F