Firefighting

USING THE ELEVATOR AT STRUCTURE FIRES

Issue 5 and Volume 152.

USING THE ELEVATOR AT STRUCTURE FIRES I am pleased to act as “moderator” for the Roundtable articles. This monthly discussion, I believe, will provide you with a wide-ranging view of topics of concern to the fire service. Members of our panel will share their experience and insights concerning the specified topic. We would very much like to hear from you. If you have a topic you would like to see answered “around the table,” please submit it. Information is given in the box at the end of this article. –John (Skip) Coleman, deputy chief of operations, Toledo (OH) Department of Fire and Rescue and author of Incident Management for the Street-Smart Fire Officer (Fire Engineering, 1997), editorial advisory board member of Fire Engineering, and member of the FDIC Educational Committee. Dozens of firefighters have been injured or killed when using elevators at fires. Still knowing this, is the delay in…

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