Chief Vincent Dunn worked as a firefighter for 42 years in midtown Manhattan, where he climbed through the ranks to become Commander of FDNY Division 3.
Chief Vincent Dunn worked as an associate professor in the mechanical engineering department of Manhattan College, where he taught Fire Engineering.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology selected Chief Vincent Dunn to serve as a consultant in its investigation into the collapse of the World Trade Center.
An accomplished author, Chief Vincent Dunn has written 10 books, including "Collapse of Burning Buildings." His books have served as the teaching curriculum and testing material in many fire departments.
In his 10th book, FDNY Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn (ret.) shares the surprising and thought-provoking ways firefighters can make life-or-death decisions in their deadly, uncontrolled work environment.
If you have a building in your fire district taller than your longest ladder, you have a skyscraper. Everything changes when you fight a fire in a commercial or residential skyscraper.
In his 10th book, FDNY Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn (ret.) shares his surprising insights into when and where firefighters will be required to make critical life-or-death decisions.
Chief Dunn says: Are we trying to scare firefighters to make them risk-averse? Absolutely not! This book will give them the information they need to know how and when to take a calculated risk to save another person.