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Practice Burn - Brentwood Fire Department

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by acoll123, Dec 23, 2014.

  1. acoll123

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    I shot a couple of videos of a practice burn by the Fire Department in Brentwood, TN. People who are planning to demolish their homes to build new ones will often do this to allow the fire department to "practice". In exchange, they save some costs of demolition and get a tax write-off I believe.

    It started raining right as the house was getting fully involved so I had to land. Before that I got them practicing extinguishing a garage fire. All I did was color balance and add some image stabilization from FCPX. This was shot with a P2 and GPH3+.

    Garage Training: http://vimeo.com/115267307

    House fully involved: http://vimeo.com/115223492
     
  2. StangLuvr

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    Sweet video. Is Jarrod Hawkins in the video? He is a friend of mine.
     
  3. acoll123

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    StangLuvr

    I don't know Jarrod Hawkins - sorry.

    Andy
     
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    Looks like things got a bit to hot near the end as everyone including the truck suddenly moved away from the 30+ feet flames. [​IMG]
     
  5. Khudson7

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    Yikes! Smokin'...hope they never practice that in my "hood". That was some fire. Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. acoll123

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    I was worried about the Phantom being so close but it suffered no damage. I was around twice as far away from the fire and could really feel the heat! It actually started raining right at the end of the clip so I landed without getting more footage. You are right, when it got going all of the trucks and personnel kept inching away - it was hot even for them.