PHILLIP JOSE retired as deputy chief from the Seattle (WA) Fire Department after 30 years of service. He chaired the Standard Operating Guidelines and the Post-Incident Analysis committees. He has been an FDIC International instructor for 14 years. He was Chief of the Year 2014 and a co-recipient of the FDIC 2008 Tom Brennan Training Achievement Award. He is the author of Air Management for the Fire Service (Fire Engineering, 2008) and Train the Trainer (2015) and the “Bread and Butter” video for SCBA (Fire Engineering, 2012).
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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