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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

USFA - NFA: Jim Munger, seriously injured by Nitrogen pipe explosion

The Secret List 11-17-10 / 1535 hours
There was a nitrogen explosion at the NFA this afternoon. Initial reports are that the instructor was operating at the simulation lab, pressurizing the dry pipe training system and there was a release.

The instructor, Jim Munger, a well known veteran of the NFA was seriously injured, immediately treated, stabilized and transported. NFA staff have shut the lab down pending a full investigation. Updates to follow.
We wish Jim a successful recovery and have him in our prayers.

Source: 
FEMA / NFPA / NFA Home News page: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/index.shtm

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