Training Days: Thermal Imaging Cameras

02/04/2011
Article and photos by Tom KiurskiAs I have mentioned a number of times in this column, I hope you all make it to the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) on a regular basis. The information there is incredible and ideas for training are everywhere. This Training Days article is based on a class that I took while at FDIC, and has to do with understanding Thermal Imagining Cameras (TICs) and their technology.The FDIC class was in the back of my mind when things started coming together. I was contacted by a nursing home that had suffered a fire at a home on their property that was used for a storage building. The home was going to be torn down to make way for a newer building o...

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