TITLE

BATTLE FATIGUE

AUTHOR(S)
Colletti, Dominic
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the debate surrounding the safety of the use of acquired structures for live-fire training in the United States. The reusable burn building has played an important role in firefighter training. The five issues related to changes in structure fire operation environment are the decline in fire officer experience, the rise in firefighter fatality rates, larger home construction, more challenging fuel loads and unfamiliar firefighting technology.
ACCESSION #
20786743

 

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