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A high-angle rescue was staged over uptown Charlotte after a construction worker was injured atop a skyscraper.
July 19, 2021 | 1 PM EDT: This webcast highlights the important functions of the Fire Investigation Team (FIT) during the first few crucial minutes of a high-rise incident, which will undoubtedly set the tone for the entire incident. The FIT becomes the incident commander’s (IC’s) “eyes and ears.” The instructor walks you through the front door of a high-rise building and methodically works your way up to the fire floor.
The occupant of 18C is sheltering in place on the balcony with members.
April 8: Fighting fires in high-rise buildings is dangerous and labor intensive; thus, incident commanders must have a well-established plan that has been proven through training.