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Episode 66: Dave Dodson Interview


  66 - Reading Smoke1In this episode I sit down with Dave Dodson, the creator of the Art of Reading Smoke Program and co-author of the Art of Reading Buildings book to discuss his passion for helping firefighter read smoke and buildings.

Length: 45 minutes
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66 - Dave Dodson


In this episode Dave Dodson shares how he created the Art of Reading Smoke program that has become a must-attend program for all firefighters. He also discusses his latest project – his recently released Art of Reading Buildings book that he co-authored with John Mittendorf.






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