NIST Conducts Study of Attic Fire That Killed Captain Herbie Johnson At The Request of The Chicago Fire Department

This video summarizes NIST’s analysis of a Nov. 2, 2012 Chicago house fire to provide insight into the conditions that unleashed a surge of searing gases, leading to the death of a firefighter. Computer simulations were conducted using the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator and Smoke view.

The Full Line of Duty Death Report from NIOSH can be downloaded here: Captain Herbie Johnson LODD Niosh Report

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