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By Carly Allen
Schenck Liaison Specialist 

Schenck’s Type II Fire Crew Returns From Assignment


Last updated 2/6/2012 at 12:58pm

Schenck’s Type II fire crew returns from assignment on the East Coast.

The Type II fire crew from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center just returned from a fire assignment at Alligator River, near Manteo, N.C. Mike Coren and two squad bosses, Richard Spriggs and David Finnin, led 11 Schenck students on this assignment, an assignment managed by a joint command between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Forest Service.

The fire crew’s task on this assignment was to remove the aluminum piping system left over from the Paines Bay Fire last year. In deep mud, the crew removed 20-foot sections of pipe. First, they broke down the piping syste...

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