The goal is to search low and search fast for victims in a house fire.
These exercises were done in bare concrete buildings for years — but new data is calling for a change.
Firefighters are now training by searching in a space that is modeled after an actual home.
“The data that we’re getting now from firefighter rescue surveys tells us where we’re making the rescues,” said Strickland. “We’re going to where the victims are in terms of probability. Which are generally the bedrooms.”
Link to news story here: Spokane Fire Search Training