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  1. Battling the Brain Drain

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    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    instance, I've been told (off the record) that certain fire departments hope their citizens do everything they can to prevent fires in the first place. If a fire occurs and the department can't get there right away, firefighters hope those citizens

  2. Fire Prevention: Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Provides Fire Prevention Education

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    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    having a home escape plan, knowing when it is appropriate, what phone number to call in an emergency, and offer tips to prevent fires . Fire Prevention Week is held annually in October in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire which occurred in 1871. In

  3. El Paso Fire Department Urges Citizens to Stay Safe during the Holidays

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    Sat, 23 Nov 2013

    dangerously hot, hours after use. Always Cook Outside – It is important to keep the fryer under constant supervision to prevent fires . Always cook outside, making sure to stay off any wooden decks or structures (with plenty of space away from them

  4. UL Fire Safety Journal 3

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    Wed, 28 Aug 2013

    Inside Journal 3 For more than a century, UL has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping prevent fires , injury and loss of life and to minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  5. Firefighter Response: Crude Oil By Rail Information and Hazards

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    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    resources to handle mitigation of plume and smoke release. Exposure protection and container cooling . Deploy actions to prevent fire spread and potential boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion conditions. Consider ground monitors and minimum fire flow

  6. Sizing Up the Fireground Leader: How Do You Measure Up?

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    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    of safety. E xposures-preventing fire extension to other uninvolved buildings. C onfinement-operations necessary to prevent fire spread to uninvolved areas of the fire building. E xtinguishment-attacking and extinguishing the main body of fire. Overhaul

  7. Cal Fire Experiencing 20 Percent Fire Increase

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    Wed, 3 Oct 2012

    Daily Journal. "Cal Fire crews remain prepared to respond to wildfires, but we are asking the public to take steps to help prevent fires during this unusually dry fall," said Chief Ken Pimlott, director of Cal Fire, explaining that the state has "already

  8. UL Fire Safety Journal 1

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    For more than a century, Underwriters Laboratories has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping to prevent fires , injury and loss of life, and minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  9. Developing Response Guidelines for Fires in Vacant Buildings

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    some of the problems. First, to address the issue of the vacant buildings, there are things that can be done to try to prevent fires and vagrant occupancy. In urban areas, codes and stronger laws regarding how vacant buildings are to be maintained should

  10. Campus Fire Safety: Montclair State University Honored by The Princeton Review

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    Mon, 19 Aug 2013

    sorority students -- an off- campus population that fire prevention programs often overlook -- how simple measures can prevent fires and save lives. The program is held at the BCLPSI's Life Safety Complex, which houses live fire-training simulators