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  1. Hose stretches in multiple-dwelling fires

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Oct 2006

    Certain areas of New York City have entire blocks of buildings, including large H-types, that have one or two entrances through interior courtyards.

  2. 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


    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Jan 2004

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


    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.

  5. 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

  6. FDIC 2014: Session: 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 ...

  7. Firefighter Training Drill: Vent, Enter, Isolate, Search (VEIS)

    Online Articles

    Fri, 18 Jul 2014

    about 12MB). RELATED Oriented Vent-Enter-Search for Small Departments Initial Search and Interior Isolation at Dwelling Fires VEIS , a Tactic for Today's Fires Using Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search Tactics MORE TRADITIONS TRAINING Parapet

  8. How We Got Burned: Lessons Learned from a Wind-Driven Dwelling Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Nov 2011

    undertaking search operations at dwelling fires during high-wind conditions ..... operations during wind-driven dwelling fires . The only thing separating the ..... verify the presence of occupants at dwelling fires —and did so at the Union Street

  9. 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

  10. 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