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Carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen chloride, acrolein, hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, benzene, toluene, cadmium - these are some of the known carcinogens that are produced during vehicle fires. So why in the world would we attack a vehicle fire without an SCBA?!!

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Comment by Paul Combs on January 20, 2013 at 10:38am

...and in the spirit of full disclosure (and honesty), I'm guilty of doing this in the past, too! Stupid!

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