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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 ..... 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

  1. MULTIROOM FIRES IN RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES

    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. 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. FDIC 2014: Session: Modern Fire Attack Principles: Strategic and Tactical Perspectives

    Conference Sessions

    Mon, 7 Apr 2014

    or an enemy? hydraulics 101; knowing your arsenal, the best fire tactics for attic fires, basement fires, room - and - contents fires, and well-involved floor fires. Lessons learned from tragedies that occurred within the past 13 years

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

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    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

  5. Outside Vent Firefighter: A Critical Role

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    horizontal ventilation? Horizontal ventilation is faster and less personnel intensive. Because most fires are room - and - contents fires and not true structure fires, taking the correct window will make a more direct impact on the interior operations

  6. Firefighting Techniques: House Fire 101

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Mar 2014

    department—the safe return of all personnel —even a room and contents fire requires multiple companies on scene and the ..... system (ICS). A house fire, whether confined to a room and contents , or one that is more extended, may be one of our

  7. How to Ensure That Your Department Fulfills Its Vision

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    minute response time or achieving a minimum staffing level of four firefighters per apparatus or extinguishing a room - and - contents fire. On an individual level, it may be donning a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in under 60 seconds

  8. Modern Wood-Frame Construction: Firefighting Problems and Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    that has extended beyond the room - and - contents fire has a great potential ..... exposed to fire, as when a room - and - contents fire breaks the window and ..... basement and that the fire is a room - and - contents fire, follow normal interior