Commercial Building Fires: What's So Different? DVDFire Engineering
By: David Fornell
Commercial building fires aren’t like the standard 1 and 2 family house fires that firefighters face on a regular basis. These differences affect operations and planning. In this 1 hour and 32 minute presentation, Chief David Fornell discusses these differences and how they affect the planning, and operations at these scenes. Fornell touches on proper water supply, water flow, fire attack, truck work, unique dangers and ICS considerations. Chief Fornell utilizes the experience acquired during his career as well as historical events to illustrate these various issues.
David Fornell is the Deputy Fire Commissioner for the City of Detroit, MI. Fornell has served as chief of the Westchester, Illinois Fire Department, a suburb of Chicago, as well as a company officer for Casstown Community Fire Department, Casstown, OH, and the Beckerle & Company, Hose Company, Engine #9 of the Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department. He is the author of Fire Stream Management Handbook published by Fire Engineering.
1 Hour 32 Minutes