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Flashover Life and Death Decisions on the Fireground

Wednesday, April 26
The class will provide an in-depth look at incidents, the firefighting operations, and the outcomes. Students will be provided with lessons learned, which include size-up. The 13 points of size-up will be discussed, as well as fireground communications, the warning signs of flashover and ways to prevent flashover from occurring, building construction, rapid intervention team operations, and mutual-aid response. The importance of properly wearing and maintaining personal protective equipment will also be discussed.
Bryan Winzer, Lieutenant - Fire Department of New York