Paraco Assists with NYPGA Propane Industry Responder Conference

NYPGA propane industry responder conference

The New York Propane Gas Association held a Propane Industry Responder Conference at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy and Morelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, NY on April 26 and 27th. The event was extremely successful bringing together more than 80 propane industry and fire service personnel. Fire Service personnel from all over Long Island and the FDNY participated. They not only learned from classroom training, discussions and exercises, they also participated in hands-on drills, three live demonstrations and training on the fire field.


  • Propane Autogas discussion
  • Fire field live demonstrations
  • Towing and recovery
  • Autogas ride and drive to include operational bobtail
  • Liquid product transfer including water injection technique
  • Leak mitigation tactics
  • Propane emergencies overview
  • Responding to residential fires
  • Safety briefing

Paraco supplied vehicles, props and propane for the event. The following Paraco employees assisted for the entire two-day event: Matthew McAvoy, James McGinty, Robert Krizek, William Fabrizio, Paul Marshall and David Latourell.

Safety always comes first at Paraco.