Fire Engineering Books: The Art of Reading Smoke DVD Volume 2 - Practice Sessions
By David W. Dodson, former Battalion Chief and current Lead Instructor of Response Solutions
Often, smoke issuing from a building is the only clue available to predict fire behavior and the likelihood of a flashover or rapid fire spread.
In this companion to his best-selling DVD The Art of Reading Smoke, Dave Dodson presents seven real-world scenarios involving residential, commercial, and mixed-use scenarios to help hone your smoke-reading skills.
Using the process taught in the original DVD, you are given the opportunity to read the incident, then Chief Dodson walks you through the scenario. The reading smoke process is an invaluable skill for any firefighter, from the probie on up.