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FDIC 2019 at the Stadium: New-Age High-Rises: A Rapidly Changing Landscape

Curtis Massey previews his FDIC class in the Lucas Oil Stadium     Curtis Massey Founder Massey Emergency Management Lucas Oil Stadium Meeting Room 3-4 Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 3:30 PM – 5:15 PM REGISTER Technology is the driving force ...

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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 training exercise ...

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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 ...

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FDIC 2019: High-Rise Firefighting Operations: Defining and Refining the Challenge

Your greatest tool is knowledge     Monday, April 08, 2019: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM REGISTER NOW Fighting fires in high-rise buildings revolves around size-up, establishing lobby control, understanding basic building systems, controlling air flow/stack effect (thus dictating smoke ...

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FDIC 2019: High-Rise Buildings: Understanding the Challenges

A pre-conference preview     Tuesday, April 09, 2019: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Gerald Tracy Battalion Commander (Ret.) Fire Department of New York It takes more than personnel to meet the challenge of high-rise operations. The building, active and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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West Lafayette, IN High-Rise Training

Firefighter training grows with increased building construction Ryan Delaney – The West Lafayette Fire Dept. is facing new challenges with the construction of taller apartment buildings. See how their high rise training is readying them for saving lives on the ...

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