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New York Mills and Deer Creek firefighters create a "wall of water" and march toward the flaming propane tanks during drills last week in New York Mills.

Training for propane danger

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Every fire scene has its own set of threats and dangers; and area firefighters last week received hands-on training in dealing with propane fuel tanks.


A pair of tanks, capable of producing a million BTU's, was set ablaze in New York Mills April 27 and 29 as NY Mills and Deer Creek firefighters learned the delicate challenges of dealing with propane tanks.

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