Tag Archives: Chris Naum

The First-Due and The Building

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The First-Due: We predicate with certain expectations that fire will travel in a defined manner in a building.

Predictability of Performance of the Building

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Taking it to the Streets The dynamics and time compression of the first-due with varied concurrent tactical assignments demands a well trained and coordinated assignment. The fire compartment, it’s rate of growth and degree of extension, the building’s structural system, resiliency, structural integrity and occupancy risk must be recognized in a timely manner and processed […]

Auto Parts Store Roof Collapse Double LODD 1996

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Two firefighters were killed in Chesapeake, Virginia when they became trapped by a rapidly spreading fire in an auto parts store and a pre-engineered wood truss roof assembly collapsed on them.

Occupancy Risk and Performance

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Take a look at this interior shot of the following occupancy:

Fire Dynamics Simulation of 2011 Baltimore County LODD- 30 Dowling Circle

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Fire Dynamics Simulation model provided insight on the route of fire spread, the rapid fire growth leading to flashover of the second and third level, and the benefits of compartmentation on slowing fire and smoke spread.

Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers: FDIC 2012

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New insights into emerging concepts and methodologies related to the challenges that arise while fighting today’s structural fires on the evolving fireground.

FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer on Leadership During 9-11

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Leadership in the evolving minutes of September 11th. FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer on Leadership During 9-11 and Beyond.

Three Firefighters Injured in Residential Collapse

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Floor and wall collapse at a residential fire sends three firefighters into the basement and results in RIT rescues.

Training this Fall: A Must for the Emerging and Practicing Fire Officer & Commander

CommandSafety.com and TheCompanyOfficer.com will be participating in both the inaugural Gateway Midwest Fire & Leadership Conference and the Liberty Regional Fire and Leadership Conference this fall. Check out the exceptional training programs being offered and be there.

Combustible Metals and Officer Safety

NIOSH recently issued its report on a recycling facility fire that occurred on July 13, 2010, in which seven career fire fighters were injured while fighting a fire at a large commercial structure containing recyclable combustible metals. How prepared are you as an Officer or Commander to address combustible metal fires both within occupancies and in the streets?

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