Hand Line Testing and Operation in Sub-Zero Temperatures
Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, lead firefighters Marcus Carpenter (left) and Patrick Stevens successfully operate a hand line in sub-zero temperatures during recent tests of discharge systems on their AF FES fire suppression vehicles. AFCEC Fire Emergency Services division headquartered at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, spearheaded the tests, proving the discharge systems will perform in extreme cold weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)