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Grant Schwalbe's Blog – March 2015 Archive (1)

Building Construction at 2AM

Knowledge of building construction is critical for a firefighter.  2 good resources for this information is 'The Art of Reading Buildings' by Dave Dodson and John Mittendorf and 'Building Construction' for the Fire Service by Francis Brannigan.  But how do you recall 600 plus pages of information when you arrive on the scene of a fire?  What from those 600 pages is important right now in determining my actions?   Firefighters need to have a good understanding of building construction as a…


Added by Grant Schwalbe on March 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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