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  1. Rapid Fire Spread at Private Dwelling Fires

    Continued 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.  

  2. 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.

  3. Fatal Newark House Fire Spread Quickly Due to Fake Flower

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    It was pride of ownership that led a New Jersey family to decorate the front of their home with bright plastic flowers, and it was those same decorations that acted as a fatal accelerant in a fast moving blaze that killed everyone inside, prosecutors said Monday.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Firefighter Training Drill: Vertical Fire Travel

    Online Articles

    Fri, 2 Jan 2015

    By Douglas Mitchell Jr. Vertical fire spread can quickly make a "one-room job" escalate to a multiple ..... response area will be an enormous asset to you. Vertical fire spread can be contained in short order...if you know where

  7. Fire News: Two Killed in Bristol (CT) Building Fire

    Online Articles

    Sat, 20 Dec 2014

    Two people were killed early Friday as fire spread through a building at 29 High St. in Bristol, adding to this month's fire toll that includes four who were killed in an Enfield

  8. Man Put Gasoline on Self Before Fatal Ocean City (MD) Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Dec 2013

    investigators said they believe that the man who entered a church on fire, killing the reverend and injuring a woman as the fire spread , poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide mission, reports The Baltimore Sun. The Ocean City Fire Marshal

  9. 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

  10. Fire News: Evacuations Ordered as Homes Burn in Jurupa Valley (CA) Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

    Evacuations were ordered Tuesday as a fire spread in Jurupa Valley, where strong winds whipped heavy smoke and embers toward homes, businesses and a child care center, reports