Study of the Fire Service Training Environment: Safety, Fidelity, and Exposure

August 14, 2015

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The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute will lead a 3-year Technology Research and Development Project examining the fire service’s training environment. The increased understanding of fire behavior that has emerged from previous AFG funded research has raised many questions that revolve around teaching these principles during hands-on training. Most training buildings or props, when used according to current training standards, will not create an environment that effectively demonstrates the impact of firefighting tactics (i.e. ventilation and suppression) on fire behavior. (Read more)

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