Fire Engineering Books: Peaked Roof Collapse DVD
In the five-part series, Deputy Chief (Ret.) Vincent Dunn, FDNY shares his experiences and knowledge about size-up, specific collapse types, patterns that occur, warning signs, and dangers inside as well as outside the structure. Each DVD includes downloadable quiz questions for use on your PC, as well as new introductions by author Vincent Dunn. Discussion questions are presented at the end of the program.
The peaked roof is the most common and dangerous roof for firefighters.
The Peaked Roof Collapse DVD explains:
- the types and construction
- three ways they can collapse
- firefighter falls
- slope or pitch
- most dangerous surfaces
- safety procedures
(Originally released on VHS in 1990)