Quiz: Are you prepared for a mobile home fire?
The construction, orientation and layout of mobile, manufactured and modular homes present a unique fire suppression challenge
By Rachel Engel
When conducting fire pre-planning in their communities, firefighters should be aware of the obstacles mobile home fires can present. Lightweight construction materials, close proximity to other mobile homes and a tight interior layout create challenges on these types of responses. A recent article by Robert Avsec, "Tactical considerations for mobile home fires," outlines how crews should stage and coordinate a fire attack safely.
Check out Avsec's article and then test your mobile home fire knowledge below. Be sure to leave your score in the comments and see how you measure up!
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