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  1. No Room -and -Contents Fire in High-Rise Multiple Dwellings Is Routine

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Apr 2011

    Of course, we have routine room - and - contents fires on a daily basis in every corner ..... what they use for routine room - and - contents fires in HRMDs. For the bigger ..... have had my share of routine room - and - contents fires in these buildings

  2. Bull in a China Shop

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jul 2011

    By Michael N. Ciampo After extinguishing what seemed to be a simple room - and - contents fire, truck company members began to overhaul the fire room to check for extension. They needed to pull the ceilings because


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 1999

    MULTIROOM FIRES IN RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES DAVID WOOD The average residential fire involves one room and contents or less and is fairly easy to extinguish from the relative safety of a hallway. These "bread and butter" fires occur every day

  2. FDIC 2014: Session: High-Rise Operations:Strategic, Tactical, and Task Level

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    High-rise firefighting is exponentially more complicated and dangerous than most other fireground operations. From a room - and - contents apartment fire to the well-involved fire floor of a commercial high-rise, to the ever-present threat of a terrorist attack, WE MUST BE PREPARED! This workshop will ...

  3. Structural Firefighting: Protecting Against the Hazards of Tunnel Vision

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    task, but in a situation with a changing environment, such as operating a vehicle or operating the nozzle in a room - and - contents fire, all auditory and visual input is required. In addition, responding to a fire situation is not a short

  4. Tile Roof: Vertical Ventilation

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    below to attack the fire in the attic with handlines may be a more suitable tactic. If the location of the fire is " room and contents " that has not yet had direct impingement on the truss system, conditions on the inside will get hot quickly based

  5. Draft Curtain Tactics (An Evaluation of Flow Path Control)

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    RIT member. 4. Using a Draft Curtain-- We had an opportunity to study deploying draft curtains during several room - and - contents fires. During the first fire, once the fire reached a preflashover stage, noted by visible rollover, fire propagation

  6. Firefighter Survival and RIT: Q & A: Justin McCarthy on Down and Dirty Mayday

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    to a Mayday/RIT coordinator is very beneficial to a positive outcome. One IC often has a full plate just at a room - and - contents fire; now throw a RIT situation and it is easy to be overwhelmed. In my opinion, an SOP/SOG would really have

  7. Transitional Attack: When to Use It

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    attack on second-floor, room - and - contents fires in an acquired structure ..... of firefighting tactics in room - and - contents fires. One recommendation from ..... stream, and these fires were room - and - contents fires, which may not qualify

  8. Firefighting: The Odor of Smoke

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    ignited the top of the dresser. Had we given up, I am sure it would have accelerated to the point where it became a room - and - contents fire. On another night tour, we got a call for an odor of smoke in a six-story building . The caller was on