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Tackling training

March 19, 2009 | 11:00 p.m. CDT
Columbia Fire Capt. Eric Hartman pauses Thursday while tilting a propane tank — which is feeding a staged residential propane tank fire — in order to watch the firefighters tackle the training exercise. After the fire is put out, Hartman points out icicles forming on the back of the tank that are caused by escaping and incredibly cold liquid propane.

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