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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Transitional Attack: When to Use It

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    attack on second-floor, room - and - contents fires in an acquired structure ..... of firefighting tactics in room - and - contents fires. One recommendation from ..... stream, and these fires were room - and - contents fires, which may not qualify

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. House Fires: New Threats, New Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    techniques creating a new and dynamic fire hazard for the common house fire. What was once a bread-and-butter, room - and - contents fire with little hazard in the modern house can be a fatal alarm for unsuspecting firefighters. The West Haverstraw

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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