STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE

BURNING BUILDING TRUSS ROOF COLLAPSE - Part 3 by Vincent Dunn FDNY - 1/2" VHS, 20 minutes

The third in a series of video presentations based on the book, 'Collapse of Burning Building: 'What Is A Truss Roof And What Makes It Dangerous'. A guideline to firefighter safety.

FLOOR COLLAPSE - FIRE ENGINEERING - 1/2” VHS

This video demonstrates on-scene accountability; shows case studies of tragic floor collapses; shows floor-deck failure, floor-beam support, floor systems, and warning signs of collapse; and demonstrates firefighter evacuation.

PEAKED ROOF COLLAPSE - 1/2" VHS, 20 minutes

This film covers types of construction, three ways the roof collapses, why they are the most common and dangerous roof a firefighter can encounter.

WALL COLLAPSE - 1/2" VHS, 20 minutes

This film will cover the different kinds of walls, how and why walls fall. Setting up danger zones, proper use of fire streams and flanking, responsibilities of the officers and men.

WOOD FRAME BUILDING COLLAPSE - FIRE ENGINEERING - 1/2” VHS

This video explains the most common U.S. building construction, illustrates types and features of constructions, and how buildings collapse. Demonstrates safety procedures and special dangers.