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  1. Concealed Spaces and Fire Spread

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Aug 2011

    Concealed spaces can allow unseen fire spread throughout a structure. Gregory Havel describes the nature of these spaces and how they may impact firefighting operations.

  2. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    dangerous dimension: extremely rapid fire spread . In these cases, the fire quickly ..... vinyl above it, accelerating the fire spread up the front of the house. The ..... VINYL SIDING The hazards of rapid fire spread through vinyl siding were well

  1. Dunn's Dispatch: Stopping Fire Spread

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Feb 2008

    resistive construction weakness that creates a reoccurring fire spread problem. Knowing how a fire can spread throughout a ..... destroying the entire building. In addition to interior fire spread , flames can spread over the outside of the burning building


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 1996

    CHECKING FOR FIRE SPREAD AT A HIGH-RISE FIRE BY VINCENT DUNN ..... locations and quickly examine them for fire spread . If firefighters discover vertical fire spread , they must quickly notify the officer


    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jun 1996

    RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND OTHER DEADLY HAZARDS by Francis L ..... when needed. A MAJOR SEATTLE FIRE Rapid fire spread over wooden surfaces was a chief factor ..... minute delay in sounding an alarm. The fire spread so rapidly that arson was suspected

  4. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires

    Continuing Education

    Fri, 6 Dec 2013

    Learn why firefighters take house fires for granted and discover the principles of residential fire envelopment. Students will review the construction principles of modular construction and learn the tactical actions to employ in fast-moving house fires.  

  5. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    The house fire is the most common type of working fire for most U.S. fire departments.

  6. Mobile Firefighters Offer Tips After Fireplace Fire Spread to Home

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Oct 2012

    The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department (AL) is sharing some tips after a fire in a fireplace spread to an attic and caused $20,000 in damage

  7. Expansion Joints and Fire Spread

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jan 2012

    At 1200 hours on Saturday, December 18, 2010, Bayonne (NJ) Fire Department companies were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the Bayonne Dry Dock Complex.

  8. Fire at Historic New York Hotel

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Mar 2014

    departments from numerous departments responded to a fire at a historic multi-story hotel in Stamford, New York. Fire spread rapidly through the wooden structure. Photos from various social media outlets showed flames engulfing the building