High-Rise Operations Conference 2013 provides new and valuable insights

Published:  30 September, 2013

The HROC is a three-day conference devoted to high-rise firefighting, held in Pensacola, Florida from December 2-4, 2013. Classes include both lectures and hands-on training. The HROC takes attendees from standpipe hose packs to command and control. All levels of firefighting are covered; perfect for operational firefighters, company officers and incident commanders.

Engine, ladder, and rescue company operations, elevator usage, new technology and tools and the most effective tactics for high-rise building fires will all be discussed and taught on a practical level during the conference. The HROC offers a complete package for those who want to take the opportunity to gain more insight in high-rise firefighting operations. The instructors have years of high-rise experience to share and attendees have two distinct learning tracks to choose from.

World-class instructors from American high-rise cities including Miami, Denver, New York, Orlando, Houston and Pensacola will be in attendance. Chief Dave McGrail (Denver FD), Captain Robert Morris (Rescue 1 FDNY), Lt. Mike Ciampo (FDNY), Lt. Ray McCormack (FDNY), FF Jim Smith (FDNY), Capt. Bill Gustin (Miami-Dade), BC Curt Isakson (ECFR), Capt. Kevin Story (Houston Tx. FD), Lt. Matt Negedly (Orlando FD), JJ Cassetta (Orlando FD), Mac McGarry (Key Hose) and many more.

For more information and to register, click here.

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