DVD - Charleston Nine, Furniture Store Fire
LODD 360 Degree Incident Recreation Firefighter Training
This recreation is based on actual events. Nine firefighters lost their lives battling a fire in a furniture store in Charleston, SC. The incident was a large scale event that went to multiple alarms. The fire started small in some trash outside of the loading dock. Quickly the fire escalated until it engulfed the entire store and claimed the lives of nine firefighters. There were several contributing factors to this event. This program recreates the incident and allows your firefighters to understand how critical the contributing factors are.
Overview of department and staff involved: Training, Certifications, and Equipment
Complete Presentation of Incident Location: 360 Computer Graphic of Structure or Location
Review of building history and contributing factors
Examination of the roof construction and overhead void space
Review of contributing factors
Complete computer animation of the incident leading up to the fatal event.
Review of NIOSH final recommendations
It is critical that we focus on LODD events to learn from our past, to create a safer tomorrow.
This is an approximate thirty minute DVD program designed to train firefighters. This program uses computer graphic to reconstruct the incident. With classroom discussion this program can easily be one hour of training for your staff.
Previews of our LODD 360 Programs are available at www.FullyInvolvedFire.com
Discussion and review of After Action Recommendations is recommended to maximize training potential from this program. Group discussion following the review of this material will aid your firefighters in making critical decisions, and understanding the potential impact of every action taken on the fire ground.
Approx Runtime: 30 Mins.
Approx Training Time: 1 Hour
This program is based on the final NIOSH investigative report.