The scenario of a plane striking Florida's tallest office tower puts fire/rescue personnel to the test as a massive fire envelopes the 53rd floor. Numerous people are rescued while a major fire is fought, all while the building staff and fire department command post utilize their respective Massey applications on tablet devices and smart phones. Nearly a year from the initial planning phase to the full-scale 3-day exercise, involving five South Florida departments and over 300 firefighters, the world's leading high-rise firefighting operations instructor assists command officers in pulling off one for the ages. Heavy smoke, multiple victims, fire attack hoses and a tightly controlled incident command system rule the day, augmented by the revolutionary FRA (First Responder App).
Oct. 17, 2012