Online Training Highlights the Science of Interior and Transitional Suppression Tactics in Single Family Homes
The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) released its online training module based on Part III of the 2013 U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, “Impact of Fire Attack Utilizing Interior and Exterior Streams on Firefighter Safety and Occupant Survival: Full Scale Experiments”
The Science of Interior and Transitional Suppression Tactics in Single Family Homes online training details the results and analysis from the Full Scale Residential Fire Experiments. The results knowledge for better decision-making skills and enhance water application techniques to increase victim survivability during a fire attack in a residential structure.
“This project puts numbers to the discussion of where and when to apply water during residential fire suppression. The tactical considerations developed will help provide concepts for use in various types of residential fire suppression tactics,” said Stephen Kerber, Director, Fire Safety.