FOUR-LEVEL TRAINING TOWER

02/01/2001
BY JAMES M. HOLBERT Click here to enlarge imageOur four-level firefighter training tower design is based on a two-story training prop featured in Fire Engineering (Training Notebook, "Saving Our Own: Designing a Firefighter Survival Training Aid," May 1998, p. 10), which was designed to teach firefighter self-rescue techniques. We saw this training structure as an efficient and economical means of implementing a similar program in our department. In designing a comparable structure for the Sugar Creek (IN) Fire Department, the training division expanded on the original concept to incorporate other key evolutions and added two levels. As in the original structure, the first level is used ...

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