International Fire Academy

Comprehensive Manual on combatting Fires in Road Tunnels

The International Fire Academy at Balsthal, Switzerland, as a renowned European fire brigade school and academy, has published its teaching material in the form of a German-language manual captioned “Fire Assignments in Road Tunnels. Tactics – Techniques – Background”. An English edition is being prepared and is due to be brought out during the second half of 2015.

The manual is devised as a knowledge base and is intended to support the consolidation of teaching material and instruction. In addition to emergency services and further education centres, the target group includes designers,...

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