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Video: FDNY sets buildings on fire to test new methods

Firefighters investigating new methods of fighting blazes fueled by modern materials

Reuters, FDNY and FireRescue1 Staff

NEW YORK — The Fire Department of New York and a team of scientists are setting buildings on fire to investigate new methods of fighting blazes fueled by modern materials.

The nature and ferocity of building fires have changed over the years so, in their outdoor laboratory, the firefighters are looking at new tactics and technology in order to adapt and save lives.

Full story: Video: FDNY sets buildings on fire to test new methods




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