NASA Spinoff Database: Firefighting Trainer

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1984
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-113
Category: Public Safety
Origin: NASA Fire Control Excercises

Abstract:
Firefighting trainees conduct fire control exercises using a prototype simulator known as the Emergency Management Computer Aided Training System (EMCAT). Developed by Marshall Space Flight Center (MFS) in response to a request from the Huntsville (AL) Fire Department, EMCAT enables a trainee to assume the role of fireground commander and make quick decisions on best use of his fire fighting personnel and equipment.

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20020091902

Page Number in Published book: 111
Manufacturer: MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER
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