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In this five-part series, based on his widely-adopted & bestselling text Collapse of Burning Buildings: A Guide to Fireground Safety, Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn 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. Discussion questions are presented at the end of the program.
Part 5: Wood Frame Building Collapse discusses types of collapse & their causes, fire spread, case studies, special dangers, porch & chimney collapse, and protection concerning this most common U.S. building.
(Originally released on VHS in 1990)