Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Browning units responded to a vehicle fire in the 100 block of Sweeney Lane.
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Browning units responded to smoke in the area in the 300 block of Sweeney Lane.
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Browning units responded to smoke in the area on Prescott Court.
Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Browning units responded to a medical assist on Blue Level Road.
Please come out and support the 100% volunteer fire department.
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Everyone come out and support this neat event!
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Congratulations to Asst. Chief King for being voted the 2016 Fire Fighter of the Year.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
You can see any Browning Firefighter to buy tickets or send us a message. Drawing will be on Feb. 14th.
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10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "V"
Valve
Mechanical means for stopping and starting flow in a conduit; many types used in firefighting, including gate, foot, clapper (backflow preventers), sprinkler-heads, etc.
Vapor suppression
Process of reducing the amount of flammable or other hazardous vapors, from a flammable liquid, mixing with air, typically by careful application of a foam blanket on top of a pool of material.
Vehicle fire
Type of fire involving motor vehicles themselves, their fuel or cargo; has peculiar issues of rescue, explosion sources, toxic smoke and runoff, and scene safety.
Ventilation
Important procedure in firefighting in which the hot smoke and gases are removed from inside a structure, either by natural convection or forced, and either through existing openings or new ones provided by firefighters at appropriate locations (e.g., on the roof). Proper ventilation can save lives and improper ventilation can cause backdraft or other hazards.
Ventilation saw
A high-powered saw with metal-cutting teeth or disc for quickly making large openings in roofing materials.
Venturi effect
Creating a partial vacuum using a constricted fluid flow, used in fire equipment for mixing chemicals into water streams, or for measuring flow velocity.
Vertical ventilation
Ventilation technique making use of the principle of convection in which heated gases naturally rise.
Voids (building)
Enclosed portions of a building where fire can spread undetected.
Vollie
A volunteer firefighter.
Volunteer fire department
A group of part-time firefighters who are not paid when on-call, during incidents, or drills. Often professionally trained and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.
10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "V"

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