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Gary M Courtney
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Lives in:
95 Collieson Rd
Sanbornton Fire-Rescue
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Recruitment and retention. Yearly budget battle.
Professional Qualifications:
Associates in Science, Mt. San Jacinto College (CA), Oklahoma State University; National Fire Academy Fellow, Summer 1985; Drillmaster New Hampshire Fire Academy, Professor Lakes Region ComCol
Topics you provide training for:
Associates Degrees in Fire Science and Fire Protection (FESHE Curriculum)
Areas of expertise:
Hydraulics, HazMat
CDF, Beaumont Station (RivCo) 1973: City of Banning and Norco til 1980: City of Stillwater (OK) and IFSTA/FPP; Ok State FST to 1988; LSU Fireman (sic) Training, Industrial Section: NH Technical College (Lakes Region Community College) 1990 to present.
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Dry Hydrants

Having a difficult time determining the best practice for flushing/back flushing these installations. Believe that pressurizing them with an inch-and-a-half or larger is causing uncemented plastic fittings to come apart or to leak. Saw the comments about letting the "dust settle" and gravity feeding some portion of the tank water down the h*** before priming. We have milfoil trouble, is anyone doing anything about invasive specie? Thanks for any suggestions

Posted on October 9, 2010 at 1:37pm — 1 Comment

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