Hydrogen Cyanide: New Concerns for Firefighting and Medical Tactics

06/29/2009
by Richard RochfordFrom the PBI Performance Products, Inc. e-Newsletter, sponsored byA report of a residential structure fire with the possibility that someone was inside comes across the data dispatch system. Engines 10, 17, and 4; Ladders 10 and 4;, Rescue-17, Fire 5;, and Safety 2 respond. Engine 10 arrives on-scene and transmits this report: "Engine 10 on-scene. W-3 single-story residential with heavy fire and smoke coming from the back of the house.Engine 10 has command and is making entry into structure with confirmation from neighbors that someone is inside. Next engine coming in will lay a supply line."Fire 5 arrives on-scene and assumes command. He learns that Engine 10 found a ...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

LOGIN TODAY

FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.

Why Join the Fire Engineering Training Network?

Only Fire Engineering Training Network members have full access to the most comprehensive database of fire firefighter training information in the worlld.  Fire Engineernig has been around since 1877, offering peer-reviewed training techinigues and techonologies for firefighters.

Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

Additionally, if you attend FDIC International in the spring, membership to the Fire Engineering Training Network is included in your registration fee.

Click here to SUBSCRIBE or LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIRE ENGINEERING TRAINING NETWORK