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  1. USFA releases report on college dwelling fires

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 2010

    “An estimated average of 3,800 fires occurs each year in university dwellings,” according to University Housing Fires, a report developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) United States Fire Administration’s (USFA) National Fire Data Center in November. The report, based on 2005

  2. PREPLANNING RESIDENTIAL DWELLING FIRES

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Jan 2004

    On arrival at a residential structure fire, many problems must be solved within a very short time.

  3. PRIMARY ROOF OPERATIONS AT MULTIPLE-DWELLING FIRES

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2003

    The success of an aggressive interior attack in a structure fire depends largely on the effectiveness of roof operations.

  4. Residential Fire Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    By JIM DUFFY Private dwelling fires are the most common structure fires that occur throughout the United States and Canada. More than 2,500 civilians die in residential

  5. House Fires: Modern Strategies and Tactics for Aggressive Operations

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Residential fires are responsible for 75 percent of working fires for most departments in the United States and three-quarters of all fire deaths. Private dwelling fires are our most important and often our most dangerous alarms. This program offers a comprehensive examination of critical tasks ...

  6. FDIC 2014: Session: House Fires: Modern Strategies and Tactics for Aggressive Operations

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    percent of working fires for most departments in the United States and three-quarters of all fire deaths. Private dwelling fires are our most important and often our most dangerous alarms. This program offers a comprehensive examination of critical

  7. Structural Firefighting: Pennsylvania Fire Tears Through Numerous Homes

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Mar 2014

    1eZKcFS . RELATED Fire Engineering Simulation: Row Home Kitchen Fire (or Meth Lab) Fire Without Water: Todays Truck Company Fire Rips Through 15 PA Row Homes Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires ENSURING A CONTINUOUS WATER SUPPLY

  8. Structural Firefighting: FDIC 2014 Preview: Jerry Knapp on House Fires

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    percent of working fires for most departments in the United States and three-quarters of all fire deaths. Private dwelling fires are our most important and often our most dangerous alarms. This class offers a comprehensive examination of critical

  9. Firefighting News: Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire on Manhattan's Upper West Side

    Online Articles

    Fri, 21 Mar 2014

    multi-family dwelling. Eight firefighters reportedly sustained minor injuries. Apparatus Positioning At Multiple Dwelling Fires Firefighters say the fire started in a wall of a second floor apartment that's under construction and extended vertically

  10. Structural Firefighting: Independence (KS) Firefighters Battle Structure Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Jan 2014

    County Rural Fire district #1 was requested to provide fresh manpower at the scene. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires Total response to the fire was three engines , one Quint , two ALS ambulances, and two command units and a total