may, 2019

15may8:00 am9:45 amBasement Fires8:00 am - 9:45 am Session Type:ClassroomTime Slot:8:00AM - 9:45AM


Class Details

Fires in basements kill more firefighters than any other area of the structure. This course will include basements and cellars, covering initial size up indicators, floor stability, building construction, support systems, renovated structures, urban vs suburban basements, living space vs storage, utilities, entanglement/entrapment hazards, forcible entry of bilco doors and window bars, exterior and interior egress, fire attack, and ventilation options for SFD\’s, MFD\’s, taxpayers, and garden apartments. In addition, the critical role of the pro-active RIT duty assignments, and making the “go” or “no go” decision to advance over the fire and down the stairs. Using UL studies, real basement fire incidents involving close calls and LODD”s; This course is a must for every interior firefighter.


(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 9:45 am

Speakers for this event

  • Brian Butler

    Brian Butler

    Captain, Trenton Fire Dept. (NJ)

    Career Fire Captain City of Trenton NJ Fire Dept. 21 years (7 years Ladder Co, 15 years Engine Co) Firefighter King of Prussia PA Fire Rescue Rescue Technician at Southeastern Montgomery County PA Technical Rescue Task Force Hazmat Tech, Diver, Extrication, Collapse Task Force 1,2 Member Contributor Firehouse & Fire Engineering Owner UrbanFireTraining.Com

    Captain, Trenton Fire Dept. (NJ)