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Structural Firefighting: FDIC 2014 Preview: Jerry Knapp on House Fires

03/11/2014
Jerry Knapp, training officer at the Rockland County Fire Training Center and longtime Fire Engineering contributor, will be presenting "House Fires: Modern Strategies and Tactics for Aggressive Operations" at FDIC 2014. Residential fires are responsible for 75 percent of working fires for most departments in the United States and three-quarters of all fire deaths. Private dwelling fires are our most important and often our most dangerous alarms. This class offers a comprehensive examination of critical tasks that must be successfully executed at every house fire. The focus is on modernization of strategy and tactics for new hazards presented by house fires, including exterior...

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