NFPA 1710 - The Industry Standard for Career Fire Departments
What does it take to put out a fire? How many fire fighters are needed at a scene to put out a fire in a building? How many fire fighters are needed at a scene of a fire to rescue someone in a house that is on fire? Those are some questions posed to fire fighters often. NFPA 1710 offers an explanation behind the amount of trucks and personnel that should be sent to a structure fire. The standards are developed through research. Click to view the NFPA 1710 video.