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Episode 346: Mikey G & Mikey D

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Join Capt. Mike Dugan (FDNY) and Capt. Mike Gagliano (Seattle Fire) as they speak with Chief Steve Kerber from Underwriters Laboratories. Steve is a former Deputy Chief with the College Park Volunteer Fire Department and has conducted groundbreaking research in the areas of ventilation and fire dynamics. He was recently awarded the distinction of honorary battalion chief by the FDNY.

The studies by UL and NIST continue to expand and challenge many concepts held sacred by the fire service. Today you can listen to and chat with one of researchers at the tip of the spear in cutting edge studies seeking to increase our effectiveness and safety in the modern fire environment.

Among the items we’ll discuss are:

  • The new studies just conducted with FDNY
  • Vertical Ventilation
  • Basement Fire Tactics
  • Fire Behavior/Dynamics
  • Pushing Fire

And anything else that interests you in amazing research being conducted that will have an impact on how you fight fire.