Tag Archives: Firefighting Strategy and Tactics

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.

Building Construction and Systems Training for Commanders, Company Officers and Firefighters

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Building Construction and Systems Training for Commanders, Company Officers & Firefighters New Training Programs Rolling out for 2011 These are an †intense and concentrated series of programs examining trends and methods in building construction for the fire service with an emphasize on construction and occupancy risk assessment, structural and construction systems, and their direct relationship […]

Building Construction and Systems Training for Commanders, Company Officers and Firefighters

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Building Construction and Systems Training for Commanders, Company Officers & Firefighters New for 2011 An intense and concentrated series of programs examining trends and methods in building construction for the fire service with an emphasize on construction and occupancy risk assessment, structural and construction systems, and their direct relationship on structural combat firefighting operations, firefighter […]

Combat Engagement

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What Defines You? There are a number of insightful and thought provoking theories, debates, assertions, contentions†and positions being postured, promoted or advocated in the realm of fire suppression and firefighter safety. Some continue to promote with renewed banter and unwavering passion certain attributes that they feel are fundamental to the fire service, just as others […]

Remembering Brackenridge 1991 Floor Collapse and LODD

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Remembering Brackenridge, Pennsylvania December 20, 1991: Four Firefighters Killed, Trapped by Floor Collapse Four volunteer firefighters died when they were trapped by a partial floor collapse during a structure fire in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, on the morning of December 20, 1991. All four were members of a mutual aid truck company that had responded to the […]