Firefighter Training Drill: Residential Cell Phone Site

05/09/2014
By Douglas J. Mitchell, Jr. To enhance reception, cell phone antenna sites have historically been found on the outskirts of town, in a parking lot behind the mall, and in "open spaces" in our communities. Because of the increasing use of cell phones and the amounts of data required in our modern "smart phones," we are increasingly seeing them appear in the residential setting, both in the urban and suburban environment. Refer to the PDF sheet for a few pictures us such and installation. This install was found on the roof of a five-story, non-fireproof multiple dwelling. These residential installed cell sites will have an impact of fire operations. Download the PDF shee...

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