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  1. Firefighting in Fire -Resistive Multiple Dwellings

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Apr 2009

    the basic firefighting principles that we should follow at every fire involving a fire - resistive multiple dwelling. FIRE - RESISTIVE CONSTRUCTION A fire - resistive multiple dwelling is a building in which the floors, walls, structural members

  2. New ASTM Standard for Fire Resistive Metallic HVAC Dust Systems Approved

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Aug 2011

    ASTM E2816, Test Methods for Fire Resistive Metallic HVAC Dust Systems ..... insulation materials used in a fire - resistive application. In addition, test ..... and development tool to create fire - resistive HVAC duct systems. To purchase

  1. Operations at Fire -Resistive Multistory Buildings

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Nov 2007

    include them in their preplanning. Fire - resistive multistory buildings usually ..... firefighters maintain a position at the fire - resistive stairway enclosure to protect ..... with 150 psi to start. . . . Fire - resistive buildings present many new challenges

  2. Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Dec 2010

    metal or cement-board) siding, masonry (stone or brick) veneer, or other materials. SIPs are not inherently fire resistive . Tests by manufacturers have shown that under fire conditions, SIPS will burn like their component materials: wood

  3. FALSE SENSE OF FIRE

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Aug 2002

    Firefighters operating in hallways of fire resistive multiple dwellings have reported ..... the fire scene, especially at fire resistive buildings, where smoke can travel ..... the location of the fire. In fire resistive multiple dwellings, apartment

  4. HIGH-RISE FIRE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 1996

    alarm high-rise fire in the Bronx, New York. The fire ripped through a 13th-floor apartment of the 22-story fire - resistive apartment house. Strong gusting winds complicated the interior suppression operation. First-arriving companies

  5. Wildland Firefighting 101

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    material called SPENDEX that provide fire - resistive protection for outer shell clothing ..... Protection Association and is very fire resistive . I do not agree with the notion ..... are now newer undergarments of fire - resistive materials that breathe very well

  6. Fire Education: Construction Concerns: Roofing Materials Tests

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    although impregnation with fire retardant chemicals can give them a Class B fire resistance. Including additional fire - resistive materials in the roof assembly can give it a Class A rating. UL 790 and ASTM E108 classify the roof’s performance

  7. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    building in which a firefighter can operate. Of the remaining 18 incidents, One incident occurred in a Type I, or fire - resistive , structure. Two incidents took place in a Type II, or noncombustible, structure. Ten incidents occurred in a

  8. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    building in which a firefighter can operate. Of the remaining 18 incidents, One incident occurred in a Type I, or fire - resistive , structure. Two incidents took place in a Type II, or noncombustible, structure. Ten incidents occurred in a