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Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers: FDIC 2012

Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers: FDIC 2012

Here’s a promo for the program; “Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers”: that will be presented at the Fire Department Instructors Conference- FDIC on Thursday April 19, 2012 10:30 am in Wabash 2. If you’re attending FDIC this year, plan to mark this program down as one of your stops. I look forward […]

Computer-Based Fire Fighter Training Project

Computer-Based Fire Fighter Training Project

Computer-Based Fire Fighter Training Project Through this project, the Fire Research Division at NIST is developing a computer based fire fighting training tool to improve training opportunities while lowering the cost and risk of death and injury. Two methods are being used to create a training tool. The first and simpler method is to use FDS and Smokeview to create animations of fire scenarios. […]

Double Mayday Deployments at Three Alarm FDNY Fire

Double Mayday Deployments at Three Alarm FDNY Fire

2 Firefighters Escape Close Call in Belle Harbor: MyFoxNY.com Published reports from various NYC eMedia outlets indicated that two FDNY firefighters battling a three-alarm fire on Saturday April 9th in the Rockaways section of the Borough of Queens (NY) transmitted Maydays signals during fire suppression operations after a fire officer was partially trapped in a […]

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

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

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 […]

Underwriters Laboratories  Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions CBT

Underwriters Laboratories Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions CBT

Structural stability of engineered lumber in fire conditions This online firefighter training course is the result of a research partnership among UL, the Chicago Fire Department, IAFC, and Michigan State University, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This self-guided course, which focuses on the structural stability of engineered lumber under fire […]

USFA/NFA Training Course Student Manuals

USFA/NFA Training Course Student Manuals

Here are some direct links to USFA/NFA Training Course Student manuals from the Georgia Public Safety Training Center web site http://www.gpstc.org/divisions/gfa/studentmanuals/index.html Download the programs and take advantage of the reference materials and information to support your training and operationsl needs. Principles of Building Construction Combustible Principles of Building Construction Non-Combustible Incident Command System for Structural […]

Four Firefighters Killed Trapped by Floor Collapse (Brackenridge, PA - December 1991)

Four Firefighters Killed Trapped by Floor Collapse (Brackenridge, PA – December 1991)

Four Firefighters Killed Trapped by Floor Collapse (Brackenridge, PA – December 1991) USFA Technical Report Subject(s): Firefighter Casualties, Hazardous Materials, Operations & Tactics  Media: Technical Report Series  Read Online/Download: Adobe Acrobat (PDF)/ Other Help PDF (1.6 Mb) , Text (71 Kb) Description: Although not new discoveries, this report provides several valuable lessons for the fire […]

Welcome to Buildingsonfire.com

Welcome to Buildingsonfire.com

  Executive Producer Christopher Naum Welcome to Buildingsonfire.com.   The authoritative and informational site that provides leading insights on fire service issues related to Building Construction for the Fire Service, Emerging Firefighting Operations Theory and Command Risk Management for Operational Excellence and Firefighter Safety.   If you don’t fully understand how a building truly performs or reacts under […]