Firefighting Tactics At Apartment and Townhouse Fires - Plainfield, IL – Carterson Public Safety Group, Inc
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Firefighting Tactics At Apartment and Townhouse Fires - Plainfield, IL

Instructor: Deputy Assistant Chief (Ret.) John Norman, FDNY

 Date: December 4, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Plainfield Fire Protection District

Investment: $125 

AM Session - Apartment House Fires
This session focuses on the most deadly fire in America: fires in apartment houses, or multiple dwellings (M.D.s).
The session includes :
  • Introduction to the Scope of the Problem, Death and Injury Rates in M.D.s
  • Construction Deficiencies Related to Fire Spread
  • Fire Attack, Hoseline Selection, Placement and Water Supply
  • Search and Rescue- Vent, Enter and Search (VES)
  • Fires in Voids: Shafts and Cocklofts
  • Flat Roof Ventilation including Trench Cuts

PM Session - Garden Apartment and Townhouse Fires
This session focuses on the more common fire in many American communities: Fires in garden apartments and townhouses. This session includes the following items common to garden apartments and townhouses:

  • Introduction to the Scope of the Problem
  • Death and Injury Rates in P.D.s
  • Size-Up - The 13 Point Approach and Conducting the Firefighter Survival Survey
  • Exposure Protection
  • Construction Deficiencies-Trusses
  • Fire Attack, Hose Line Selection, Placement and Water Supply
  • Search and Rescue - Vent, Enter and Search (VES)Emphasis is placed on developing workable tactics that your organization can implement on the fire ground under a variety of conditions.