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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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Coppell, TX High-Rise Bundle and Kit

Deploying, packing, and more   Coppell Fire Department – Coppell Fire Department Training Video – How to re-pack the 2017 High Rise bundle Deployment of the 2017 High Rise bundle Review of the most recent additions to the high rise ...

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Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Commissioner Cotton

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton, manager of the tragic high-rise fire   Sky News – The final week of evidence continues from London Fire Brigade. This includes firefighters who undertook active firefighting, control room staff and commanders who were ...

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High-Rise 101

By Demetrius Kastros | Fire Engineering   “I have just one expectation. Everyone goes home safe in the morning, with no injuries or dangerous exposures. The rest is just part of the job.” I used to say this to my ...

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How Building Design Changed after 9/11

Understanding progressive collapse     Shih-Ho Chao, University of Texas Arlington (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) When buildings collapse killing hundreds – or thousands – of people, ...

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Disaster Communication Lessons from 9/11

Building resilience in your communication systems     (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Thomas Terndrup, The Ohio State University and Nicholas Kman, The Ohio State University (THE CONVERSATION) “The ...

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