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Command and Control of High-Rise Fires

Monday, April 24
High-rise firefighting is exponentially more complicated and dangerous than most other fireground operations. From a room-and-contents apartment fire to the well-involved fire floor of a commercial high-rise to the ever-present threat of a terrorist attack, you must be prepared! This workshop will help prepare attendees for battle. It addresses the challenges and provides real-world solutions. The ultimate goals are firefighter survival and operational effectiveness. From strategic command and control to company-level tactical operations to task-level firefighter evolutions and procedures, all of these critical, interrelated areas will be explained. Lessons from past high-rise fire case studies provide guidance for today's 'best practices' operational procedures and the recommended equipment.
David McGrail, Assistant Chief - Denver (CO) Fire Department