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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. Firefighter Survival: Are You "Four" or Against Strategy? Part 3: The Transitional Strategy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Mar 2013

    reducing the need of having to fight the fire in more than one location (second floor and attic rather than just a room - and - contents fire on the second floor). This is critical for occupant safety as well as our own. The National Fire Protection