New Online Training Available: Garden Apartment Fire Near Miss Incident in Cobb County, Georgia
The new “Garden Apartment Fire Near Miss Incident in Cobb County, Georgia'' online course focuses on the events of a garden apartment fire in Cobb County, Georgia in which members of the fire attack crew were burned. It reviews UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute’s (FSRI) analysis of contributing factors and, together with the firefighters involved, reflects on key evidence-based recommendations for the fire service.
Take this course to reflect on your fire department practices and implement key recommendations from this incident to increase firefighter situational awareness and enhance fireground decision making.
"Our hope is that by sharing our survival story we can enhance firefighter safety, improve fireground decision making and increase your situational awareness” - Kevin Gross, Deputy Fire Chief, Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services Department
Access the course here.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, this course has been developed as part of FSRI’s Study of Firefighter Line of Duty Injuries and Near Misses.