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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. Modular Construction: Hidden Hazards Within

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    through the door and then fall through the floor.'" Conceivably, a crew could be searching the floor above a room - and - contents fire confined to the A/B corner of the structure, but the fire had already spread 48 feet to the A/D corner

  7. 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

  8. Hoarder House Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    Hoarding, also known as "pack rat" conditions, changed what should have been a routine room - and - contents fire in a small private dwelling into a long and difficult operation.

  9. 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

  10. 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