Jerry Tracy leads the Building Construction Awareness Project panel in a discussion about the legacy of this devastating New York City fire and its lessons for firefighters.
In this firefighter training video, Paul Dansbach, fire marshal for the Rutherford (NJ) Bureau of Fire Safety, examines potential firefighting concerns in a post-and-beam wood frame residence.
The building is your enemy. Jack Murphy, Paul Dansbach, James Johnson, and Lex Shady join Joe Pronesti to review building construction issues for firefighters.
In this Training Minutes video, Paul Dansbach looks at some of the details on a typical building standpipe system, including a combination sprinkler-standpipe riser, control valves, a pressure regulating device, and roof manifold.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach looks at the component parts of an electric-driven fire pump for a high-rise building.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach reviews exterior access via sidewalk doors to a commercial building's basement, and some of the challenges firefighters may face when navigating these.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach investigates some of the challenges firefighters might face when stretching a line into a commercial occupancy.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach examines considerations for firefighters who are attempting to advance a hoseline into the basement of an older commercial building.
In this new Training Minutes video, Paul Dansbach discusses the life cycle of a building and revisits a structure from a previous season of Training Minutes to show how a deteriorating building can be rehabilitated.
At FDIC 2014, Rutherford (NJ) Fire Marshal Paul Dansbach wiill be presenting a workshop called "Wood Frame and Ordinary Construction: Principles and Hazards."