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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. Structural Firefighting: Dearborn (MI) Firefighters Contend with Fire Spread at House Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Jun 2015

    Department responded to a house fire on Waverly Street on the city's west end. SEE PHOTOS FROM THIS FIRE >> The fire spread up in the attic spaces and voids and became difficult to reach. Ladder 4 was deployed with a tower, but was not used

  1. 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

  2. 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

  5. Fire Dynamics: Crews Battle Frigid Temps, Rapid Fire Spread at Pennsylvania Fire

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    Firefighters battled a house fire in Highland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, on February 19, 2015 amid single digit temperatures, high winds, and well below zero wind chill.

  6. Firefighting News: Closed Door Helps Limit Fire Spread in Pittsburgh Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    One firefighter was injured in an overnight fire in a duplex in the South Side Slopes section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  7. Fire Dynamics: Washington Resident's Quick Action Helps Slow Fire Spread

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Oct 2014

    The simple closing of a door may have significantly impacted a recent fire in Washington state that injured a firefighter and civilian.

  8. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    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.