High-Rise Training
FDIC 2019: High-Rise Firefighting Operations

FDIC 2019: High-Rise Firefighting Operations

Strategic, Tactical, and Task Levels with Assistant Chief David McGrail     David Michael McGrail Assistant Chief Denver (CO) Fire Department Tuesday, April 09, 2019: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM High-rise firefighting is exponentially more complicated and dangerous...

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Pittsburgh High-Rise Exercise

Pittsburgh High-Rise Exercise

Inter-agency training for the high-rise fire     The Pittsburgh Fire Department, along with the Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Pittsburgh Public Safety Department, and the Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania recently held a...

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Construction Concerns: IBC 2021 Heavy Timber Proposal

Construction Concerns: IBC 2021 Heavy Timber Proposal

The committee seems confident that the fire and life safety concerns have been addressed   Fire Engineering | By Greg Havel Photos by James Johnson, Vancouver (BC) Fire Department   The present edition of the International Building Code (IBC) limits heavy...

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High-Rise Building Fires: What’s the Challenge?

High-Rise Building Fires: What’s the Challenge?

Let’s begin with the receipt of an alarm     By Gerald Tracy | FDIC.com What’s the chance you will encounter a serious fire in a high-rise office building? According to the National Fire Protection Association report on high-rise fire incidents issued in...

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FDIC 2019: Winning with Water

FDIC 2019: Winning with Water

The "Above and Beyond" Engine Company     Monday April 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. REGISTER NOW This class is taught by two seasoned San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) veterans who believe that the best way to fight a fire is to kick its butt. They will...

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Hands on FDIC 2019: Stretching for Success

Hands on FDIC 2019: Stretching for Success

A FDIC 2019 hands on and classroom training preview     In today's fire service, fast water is at the forefront of tactics. The focus of this class is to stretch lines quickly and efficiently. Skill stations include the minuteman load and variations,...

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