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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. (fireengineering.com)

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    To ensure the most important priority in any fire department—the safe return of all personnel—even a room - and - contents fire requires multiple companies on scene and the use of an effective management tool such as the incident command

  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. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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

  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

  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