Traditionally, it was thought that attacking the fire from the outside may push the fire through other parts of the building. The result was fire fighters entering a burning building — often with low visability and little idea of where the fire is located — to make an offensive operation...
However, in 2013, UL released its Innovating Fire Attack Tactics report, which outlined the results of a series of tests conducted with NIST and the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) (UL, 2013). Researchers found that applying a limited amount of water through an open window or door into the fire compartment before entering the structure may dramatically improve interior conditions for both occupants and fire fighters.
One of the many features to look forward to in Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Fourth Edition is the updated research and statistics with documented references to ensure that recommendations and protocols are evidence-based.
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