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Natural Gas and Propane Emergencies – Bensenville, IL

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Natural Gas and Propane Emergencies
Hosted by Bensenville FPD at Station 1 700 S. York Road Bensenville IL
October 17, 2019 8:30AM – -4:00PM

Natural gas or propane emergencies can happen inside a structure. They can result in odors or leaks in buildings, gas lines that have been compromised or even a catastrophic explosion with fire. Response to gas leaks can last from several minutes to several hours. Leaks inside of a structure pose a far greater risk than those outside. Responders must recognize the severity of the incident and be prepared to eliminate or control the hazards. The program will review the characteristics and behaviors of natural gas and propane and provide information on gas distribution systems, the unpredictability of gas leaks, the best practices for dealing with them.

Lead Instructor: Mo Davis District Chief, Houston Fire Department
Maurice “Mo” Davis is a 23-year veteran with the city of Houston Fire Department, currently assigned to D-68 as a District Chief, the busiest chief car in the city. Previously he served as a Senior Captain on a heavy rescue, one of three rescue trucks for the city of Houston. He also spent much of his career as a senior captain on L-46 one of the top five busiest trucks in Houston and served as a Captain on E-46 the leader in the city in working fires and responses. Mo served as a training officer for the Houston Fire Department, he also served as a district training officer to new hires. While he specializes in technical rescue, his passion is sharing leadership, strategy and tactics information with new and upcoming officers. He had served an adjunct professor at San Jacinto Jr. College in the fire protection division. He holds a MS degree from University of Houston.

For additional information: BC Chris Sandilands 630.350.3441


October 17
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Bensenville Fire Protection District


Bensenville Fire Protection District
700 S. York Road
Bensenville, IL United States
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