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Initial Actions at Residential Building Fires

Wednesday, April 26
Every 64 seconds in the United States, a fire department is responding to a residential building fire. Additionally, approximately every three hours, a citizen dies in a residential building fire. These two sobering facts are motivation enough for any firefighter to commit to honing their skills and executing them at the residential building fire. This class will provide relevant, realistic, and applicable skills, tips, and techniques for any firefighter responding to the residential building fire. Specifically, this class will break down the incident to the three primary units that operate at this incident--the engine company, the truck company, and the first-due chief--and provide real-life tips and tactics.
Dan Shaw, Assistant Chief - Fairfax County (VA) Fire & Rescue Department