This report details the 2018 incident where four career firefighters including two lieutenants from LaGrange Fire Department suffered burn injuries while fighting a residential structure fire. It provides a detailed account of the incident, what occurred, why it occurred, and what can be done differently in the future to result in a more favorable outcome. Read the report to learn more.
“We are grateful to Fire Chief John Brant and the LaGrange Fire Department for giving us the opportunity to conduct this study and for their willingness to share information from this incident with the fire service. We hope that these recommendations will continue to improve the safety and effectiveness of firefighters” – Dan Madrzykowski, director of research, FSRI.