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  1. Fire Behavior : Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Unpredictable Fire

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    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    teach is the simple fact that fire behavior is not always predictable. We can ..... are without certainty. Part of fire behavior is determined by the structure ..... inherent fire resistance. Part of fire behavior is determined by the fuel, whether

  2. NIST, UL Release Online Video Lectures on Fire Behavior

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    Fri, 14 Mar 2014

    to present a seven-part video lecture series on fire dynamics and firefighting entitled "NIST and UL Research on Fire Behavior & Fireground Tactics." The presentations were filmed at the 2013 IAFF Redmond Symposium and the slides and videos

  1. Understanding Extreme Fire Behavior

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    Mon, 21 Mar 2011

    Mexico. “Understanding Extreme Fire Behavior ” is an extension of material presented ..... the class which outlined extreme fire behavior but felt that the material was ..... LODD case study involving extreme fire behavior . The class concludes with a presentation

  2. Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Construction Types and Fire Behavior

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    Mon, 13 May 2013

    focusing on the type of construction that we see from the street upon our arrival, we need to focus on what we know of fire behavior in buildings, the probable routes of fire spread, and the probable speed with which it will spread. The key points

  3. Fire Behavior Education for the Fire Service: Filling the Need

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    Tue, 20 Apr 2010

    In his "Understanding Hostile Fire Behavior " workshop at FDIC 2010, Deputy ..... tackled the subject of hostile fire behavior , both in theory and how it relates ..... definitions of some of the key fire behavior events such as flashover and backdraft

  4. Fire Behavior --Know the Enemy!

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    Thu, 19 Aug 2010

    Warren Whitley and John Taylor Fire behavior training in America is generally ..... grand total of three hours of fire behavior training? That is the sum total ..... 1 to enhance the knowledge of fire behavior for recruits and officers so that

  5. Tulsa School Fire Update: Video Interviews on Fire Behavior

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    Fri, 14 Sep 2012

    Editor-in-Chief Bobby Halton talks to, among others, an ATF engineer and one of the first-due officers about the fire behavior at a school where firefighters were injured. Chief Bobby Halton talks to the Tulsa (OK) Fire Department Captain

  6. FDIC 2011 Workshop Focuses on Roof Operations and Fire Behavior

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    Mon, 21 Mar 2011

    Firefighter Art Bloomer of the Kearny (NJ) Fire Department talked about roof ventilation operations and its effects on fire behavior inside structures. Using a vast number of slides from real fire incidents and diagrams, Bloomer described how vertical

  7. Drill of the Week: Building Construction and Fire Behavior , Scenario 1

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    Tue, 25 May 2010

    building construction features and fire behavior allow suppression companies to ..... hazards and continually monitoring fire behavior can help firefighters predict ..... town and determine the impact of fire behavior on the building construction as

  8. Drill of the Week: Building Construction and Fire Behavior , Scenario 2

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    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    building construction features and fire behavior allow suppression companies to ..... hazards and continually monitoring fire behavior can help firefighters predict ..... town and determine the impact of fire behavior on the building construction as