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BRUSH BREAKER TRAINING
At Otis - March 25, 2008
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Brush breaker crews from several Cape Cod fire departments participated in class room and
off road brush breaker training at Otis (Mass Military Reservation) on Tuesday March 25, 2008.
The morning class was taught by Chief John Farrington (COMM FD) and Chief Dennis Newman
(Ret Sandwich FD) at the Otis Fire Station. The afternoon session commanded by DCR District 1
Fire Warden Josh Nigro provided drivers and crews with vehicle operation experience in the
woods and access roads of the base. Breakers included Sandwich B461 & B463, State B5 & B6,
Otis B409, Cotuit B267, West Barnstable B295, and Brewster B235. COMM B316 broke down
on the way to the drill and was out of service.


Sandwich Breaker 463, 1953 Studebaker Military / 1975 T. Young 250/1000 / 2003 Refurb Brush Breaker.


1978 Military / 2002 Sandwich FD 250/1000 Brush Breaker 461.


Cotuit B267


State Breaker 5


State Breaker 6


Time to play...


The terrain in Otis is not very breaker friendly... lots of hills and large rocks.


Power line steep hills


Sandwich B461

 

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