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  1. FDIC 2014: Session: Construction Concerns: Modern Materials

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    trusses, laminated wood, and drywall board were developed to save time and skill and are part of most new and renovated buildings . Changes in construction methods and materials mean changes in fire behavior and firefighting. Firefighter survival

  2. Testing Pressure-Reducing Valves

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    however, is not the only cause of PRV failure. PRVs that have been recently installed in newly constructed and renovated buildings can fail to deliver proper flow and pressure if they are improperly adjusted, if they are installed at the wrong

  1. Four out of Five Campus-Related Fire Deaths Happen Off-Campus

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Sep 2013

    said Campus Firewatch Publisher Ed Comeau. “Much of the housing stock that students rent are older, renovated buildings that were not designed for what they are being used for-housing large numbers of students. We need to educate

  2. New Forcible Entry Challenge: Vacant Property Security Systems

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Dec 2010

    operating within the buildings. The systems are leased or rented and are usually installed on newly constructed or renovated buildings during the later stages of construction. Typically, the systems will remain in place while the building is

  3. Roof Operations in Multiple Dwellings

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2011

    saw to all fires above the third story in our many six-story renovated buildings . It was very common to have fires extend up the numerous shafts in these renovated buildings into the cockloft. I was assigned the roof position in a fire

  4. (October 2011)

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Oct 2011

    apartment, the fires are burning hotter and flashing earlier. I remember the first experience I had in one of these renovated buildings . We had a fire on the second floor of a five-story building. I recall getting to the front door and being

  5. Building Construction Considerations for Fire Incident Commanders Discussed at FDIC 2011

    Online Articles

    Tue, 22 Mar 2011

    with combustible material. "Learn to expect the unexpected," Dansbach said. He also dealt with restored or renovated buildings , and how evaluating the structural hierarchy of a building can help the incident commander (IC) make decisions

  6. Second-Story Hidden Dangers: Decorative Building Facades and Additions

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2008

    department. Identify potential problems and solutions prior to an emergency. Also, observe new construction and renovated buildings in your community or response area. Preplanning these buildings is a must. MICHAEL J. LOPINA , an 18-year

  7. Operations in Sprinklered Buildings

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2008

    protected by the system and where the fire department connection (FDC) for the system is located. In some large or renovated buildings , the sprinkler system may be divided into zones or may be separate systems. Needless to say, firefighters have

  8. Preplanning Buildings with Vertical Renovations

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Sep 2009

    apartment and floor to floor is reduced, although this protection cannot always be assumed to be effective in renovated buildings . The fire-resistive stairs and public hall, as well as new construction in the interior, give this building