MANITOBA, Wis.

— Manitowoc firefighter Andrew Dutton says it is possible to use acetylene to fight wildfires.

Dutton told Fox News that the substance can be mixed with other materials and it is a relatively new technology.

The man with the blue shirt is standing next to the fire line.

He says the chemical burns away smoke.

Dutton is now a firefighter with the Manitowoc Fire Department.

He is a volunteer firefighter for Manitowoose.