McMansions: Fires In Large Square Footage Residential Structures – Houston, TX

McMansions: Fires in large square footage residential structures Hosted by the West University Place Fire Department 3800 Universtity Boulevard  Houston, TX June 24-25, 2019 *:30 AM – 4:00 PM McMansions are large residential homes often starting at 6000 square feet. Because of their big footprint most often they are found with accompanying long driveways. Owners Read more about McMansions: Fires In Large Square Footage Residential Structures – Houston, TX[…]

Self-Storage Facility Fires: Strategy and Tactics -Schiller Park, IL

Self-Storage Facility Fires: Strategy and Tactics Schiller Park Fire Department 925 Irving Park Schiller Park, IL April 25, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Self Storage Facilities. They are everywhere.  People have a lots of stuff and nowhere to put it. What’s behind door number 3? Your guess is as good as mine. Furniture, vehicles, Read more about Self-Storage Facility Fires: Strategy and Tactics -Schiller Park, IL[…]

Building Construction Types – Westfield, IN

Building Construction Types: Strategy and Tactics Hosted by the Westfield Fire Department 17535 Dartown Road Westfield, IN April 2-3, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM This program will introduce students to features and firefighting operations in the five types of building construction. It will consist of classroom sessions focusing on building construction, fire behavior considerations, and firefighting strategies Read more about Building Construction Types – Westfield, IN[…]

Fast Food Restaurant Fires: Strategy and Tactics Sheboygan, WI

A one day program: March 30, 2019! Fast food restaurants. They are everywhere. Millions of people patronize them daily. Sometimes they burn. Often these structures are made of lightweight building materials and can have heavy loads on the roof top. While some blazes occur during the height of normal business hours, more often, fire seems Read more about Fast Food Restaurant Fires: Strategy and Tactics Sheboygan, WI[…]