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Concealed spaces can allow unseen fire spread throughout a structure. Gregory Havel describes the nature of these spaces and how they may impact firefighting operations.
Department responded to a house fire on Waverly Street on the city's west end. SEE PHOTOS FROM THIS FIRE >> The fire spread up in the attic spaces and voids and became difficult to reach. Ladder 4 was deployed with a tower, but was not used
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Firefighters battled a house fire in Highland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, on February 19, 2015 amid single digit temperatures, high winds, and well below zero wind chill.
One firefighter was injured in an overnight fire in a duplex in the South Side Slopes section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The simple closing of a door may have significantly impacted a recent fire in Washington state that injured a firefighter and civilian.
Learn why firefighters take house fires for granted and discover the principles of residential fire envelopment. Students will review the construction principles of modular construction and learn the tactical actions to employ in fast-moving house fires.