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There were no communications from the crew, some of which started to wear full oxygen masks and protective fire wear.
Lacking wireless radios, detailed control was exerted by field telephone, whose wires were easily broken, and with signal rockets that called for protective fire. Artillery fire was supplemented by the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, equipped with armoured cars and Vickers heavy machine guns for neutralizing an area with indirect fire plunging vertically into trenches.
The plant has been constructed with the principles of safety firmly in mind and it will feature a highly protective fire suppression system that includes a foam based high density ceiling sprinkler system as well as end rack sprinklers.
The Middlesbrough firm's self-built protective fire protection (PFP) machines were utilised in a demonstration of Jotun's latest protective paint products, utilised extensively in the oil, gas, petrochemical and marine industries.
"This is necessary in order to create a protective fire wall for the banks and to avoid contagion.
Responders were set to build protective fire lines around the towns of Eagar and Springerville on Friday where about 5,000 residences are at risk.
Additional stories include a brigade commander making the decision to blow a bridge to block the enemy, a company commander calling in artillery on his final protective fire line, and battalions running dangerously low on ammunition and the push to resupply.