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School Fire, Malmö Sweden


Rescue service Malmö Rescue Service
Fire station Jägersro and Centre
Alarm cause Severe fire in several rooms, remaining buildings filled with smoke.
Effect Favourable effect
Situation by arrival Severe fire in several rooms, remaining buildings filled with smoke, severe risk of spreading. Strong wind against the building. Two wings of building at an angle.
Tactics BIS - Limit the fire to one wing of the building, and extinguishing.
Method
Apply smoke diver team, internal extinguishing, divide action into two sectors.
Summary
Sector 1 extinguishing and sector 2 limitation and ventilation. Pressurise threatened wing using positive pressure ventilation. Fog spikes in roof. When Cutting Extinguisher arrives it is applied for cooling of fire gases in fire separation. The wing is probably saved by this action. A successful combination of pressurising by PPV and application of Cutting Extinguisher and sectional ventilation contributed to saving the wing.

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