Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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At 10:20 pm, Lytle Volunteer Fire Department responded to FM 3175 @ IH 35 for an overturned CMV. The driver fell asleep while driving on IH35. The CMV struck the guardrail then flew off IH 35 onto FM ...
Monday, September 9th, 2019
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9.9.19 at 2:34 am @lytlevfd responded to a vehicle fire on IH 35 at mile marker 130.
Monday, August 26th, 2019
All three countries (Atascosa/Bexar/Medina) that Lytle VFD serves are currently under a burn ban. Its extremely hot and dry out. A little fire will turn into a big fire fast.
Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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1.3.19, 4:20pm @lytlevfd was dispatched to a structure fire on Gate Street. Crews arrived to a single wide mobile home with a fully involved bedroom fire. An aggressive interior attack resulted in a q...
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4 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "J"
J-bar
A stiff, j-shaped tool for reaching an inside door handle.
Jack-knifing
Jargon for position of articulated aerial ladder such that tractor is at an angle to the trailer; provides improved stability when ladder is hoisted, rotated and extended.
Jaws of Life
A Hurst tool. See hydraulic spreader.
Jet siphon
A venturi appliance used for moving large amounts of water from one reservoir tank to another by pumping a small amount of pressurized water into the jet to create a vacuum to move larger amounts of water.
4 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "J"

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