Using Serious Games and Virtual Simulation for Training in the Fire Service: A Review

  title={Using Serious Games and Virtual Simulation for Training in the Fire Service: A Review},
  author={F. Michael Williams-Bell and Bill Kapralos and Andrew Hogue and Brian Murphy and Emilia Weckman},
  journal={Fire Technology},
Fire fighting is an extremely physiologically and psychologically demanding occupation, requiring tremendous resources for training personnel as well as incurring significant workplace safety and insurance board (WSIB) costs. Approximately 33% of fire fighter injuries result from exposure to fire leading to the possibility of reducing these injuries through training fire fighters to make better decisions, particularly when under stress. Simulation (and virtual simulation in particular) offers a… 
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