(OCALA, FL.) July, 2022 – On Thursday, July 7, at approximately 1:48 p.m., Ocala Fire Rescue responded to reports of a vehicle fire at Outlaw Snax, 3031 W Silver Springs Blvd. Engines 3 and 4, Rescue 3, Tower 1, and Battalion 11, were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, units found a detached trailer filled with approximately 40,000 pounds of potato chips burning. The trailer was neither connected to a truck nor threatening any structures. Crews from Engine 4 and Rescue 3 attacked the flames using a pre-connected hose line, while firefighters from Engine 3 and Tower 1 prepared to deploy Engine 4’s deck gun – a high-capacity jet stream used to knock down fires with a clear line of sight.Using the jet stream along with an extinguishing agent, crews extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported.

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