Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters
Date & Time
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Fighting fires in hoarded homes is rapidly becoming a familiar occurrence in today’s fire service. While the mission is still the same, the tactics used when fighting these fires need to change to make for a safer environment. This presentation will put you in the first-due unit arriving at a reported structure fire inside a hoarded home. From hoarder recognition to salvage and overhaul, attendees will be exposed to the different thought process used while fighting fires in hoarded homes. This session will return you to quarters with the knowledge and tools to come home safe!