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Checking Out the Thermal Image Camera
By RICHARD MAXWELL
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Posted on 4/11/2017
By Rich Maxwell
Tom Long of Annandale Hose Company #1 checks out their thermal imaging camera. Firefighters used it to locate hot spots at a truck fire on State Highway 31, near Foothill Road in Readington Twp., at 11:25 P.M. on April 11th.
Readington Twp. (Hunterdon County) NJ – April 11, 2017 – Firefighters from two companies responded to a report of a truck fire on State Highway 31, in the area of Foothill Road at 11:25 PM.
The fire was quickly brought under control and overhaul operations began, dousing hot spots as they were found. A thermal imaging camera was utilized to locate the hot spots and ensure the fire had been fully extinguished.
Responding to this incident were the Readington Township Police Department (Patrol 22), Whitehouse Fire Company #1 (Station 22), Annandale Hose Company #1 (Station 46), Whitehouse Rescue Squad (Rescue 22), and Clinton First Aid & Rescue (Rescue 45).
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