Initial attack operations can often be fraught with danger and uncertainty. In this video Chief David Fornell discusses the responsibility of the first due. He talks about the four main problems that occur with attack operations, as well as discusses size- up, water issues, and initial operations.
David Fornell is the Deputy Fire Commissioner for the City of Detroit, MI. Fornell has served as chief of the Westchester, Illinois Fire Department, a suburb of Chicago, as well as a company officer for Casstown Community Fire Department, Casstown, OH, and the Beckerle & Company, Hose Company, Engine #9 of the Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department. He is the author of Fire Stream Management Handbook published by Fire Engineering.
1 hour 51 minutes