The Contemporary Fire Problem: Lightweight Multi-Unit Residential Complexes

The intensified market for affordable housing and urban “downtown” residential living space has led to the increased construction of large-scale townhouse and multi-unit residential complexes in both urban and suburban environments. The lightweight materials and pre-engineered methods used to construct these developments, along with other inherent design weaknesses (such as limited access and egress, inadequate sprinkler protection, pedestal construction, exposure hazards, and significant life-safety issues), present unique fire suppression and incident command challenges. This dynamic training program will take an in-depth look at these hazards while providing valuable fireground information concerning size-up, plan review, incident management, pre-planning, and fire suppression strategy and tactics.


Robert Moran
Date & Time
Friday, September 17, 2021, 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM