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In 2005, the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) obtained a Kidde Mobile Live Fire Training Simulator (Type ML-1000). Seventy percent of the simulator cost was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the 2003 Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
The Live Fire Training Simulator is a custom-built fire training trailer that allows convenient fire training for students taking the basic National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighting Skills course and advanced fire fighting drills. The ML-1000 system is certified to NFPA and Underwriters Laboratories safety standards by Edison Testing Laboratory, a nationally recognized testing laboratory.
The simulator allows the HFD to conduct live fire training at the
Conditions in the trainer simulate those of an actual structure fire while providing enhanced safety features. The HFD utilizes the Live Fire Training Simulator during monthly training evolutions. The simulator is also utilized during Fire Fighter Recruit Training.
|Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 29, 2011|