Fire Codes and Standards: 21st Century Tactical Building Intelligence Model

02/17/2014
Taming the Fire Environment: Building Intelligence for First-Due Fire Companies and Beyond, Part 2 By Jack Murphy and Sean DeCrane With new essential building intelligence tools such as mobile portal applications, 21st Century firefighters can easily embrace a military mentality in analyzing our battlefield, the building. While exterior building observations will reveal the address, height, length and width, fire department connections, exposures to the building, etc. An interior reconnaissance will provide much needed information as to how the unique building features will react during a fire emergency and other non-fire related incidents. First-due fire companies that conduct building i...

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