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Fireground Simulation........ The mixed use

This week's simulation involves a two story mixed use dwelling; the first floor houses a deli/small supermarket, the second floor is chopped up into several apartments. This building was built in the early 1930s. Based on this era, what type of construction would you assume? Go ahead and play out the scenario based on your departments response and apparatus. This building is similar to the one that burned in Buffalo New York in 2009 that claimed the lives of two firefighters. I have attached the link to the NIOSH report the internal departmental report and audio.

Be Safe


Additional Reading

BFD Internal Report

NIOSH Report



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