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  1. Modular Concerns: Polyurethane Foam Structural Adhesive, Part 1—Code Problems

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Dec 2013

    ceiling, did anyone think of subjecting it to temperatures that come close to what we would expect to find in a room and contents fire? The attached document [click HERE to read the document], from one of the manufacturers of this type of adhesive

  2. Manufacturing and Industrial Fires: Do You Know What You're Getting Into?

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Nov 2013

    OCCUPANCY: This is where you need to figure out just what is inside the building. When you respond to a standard room - and - contents fire or even a fully involved residential structure, you have a reasonable idea of what you expect will be involved

  3. Tailboard Talk: Hazardous Attitudes—The Seven People You Don’t Want to Work With

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    This person is complacent to the FACT that every incident/fire is different and must be treated this way (think room and contents fires ). This attitude might be found in your 2-20s. Think of the person who might say “hold my beer and watch

  4. Wayfinding in Zero Visibility

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    firefighter around and assist him to the floor. Once the member exits the room he searched, have him recreate the room and contents on an easel pad or a dry erase board. Give special attention to recreating where the windows and doors were located

  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. Firefighting Article: Construction Concerns: Infiltration

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    reflecting more heat back into the room. Reduced infiltration reduces the oxygen in the air that is available to a room - and - contents fire, causing it to convert from the growth stage (free-burning) to ventilation-controlled more quickly

  8. 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

  9. Hoarder House Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    should have been a routine room - and - contents fire in a small private dwelling ..... 125 gpm is sufficient for a room - and - contents fire in a compartmented residential ..... for today's residential room - and - contents fire because the typical American

  10. PPV in Single-Family Dwellings: Not the Only Option

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Oct 2009

    studies compared several room - and - contents fires ventilated using PPV with ..... studies also used a single room - and - contents fire with an adjoining corridor ..... that drive the points home. Room - and - Contents Fire, Single-Story Structure