DAVID DODSON is a retired battalion chief and a 38-year veteran of the fire service; he has served in several Colorado departments. He is lead instructor for Response Solutions. He has authored and lectured on firefighter safety topics including the Reading Smoke program and the Incident Safety Officer Academy.
Dave Dodson and Phil Jose provide a tutorial on the the processes, science, and physical characteristics of fire smoke and how best to anticipate and base your tactics on observations of this tell-tale sign.
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