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  1. Fireground Strategies: Fighting Shaft Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2007

    condition is indicative of a shaft fire . Allow the fire to ..... line stretching and shaft fires . Not only do they have to ..... never went to a good shaft fire . We had four lines ..... adjacent exposures at shaft fires must take caution to

  2. Fire News: Eight Hurt in Elevator Shaft Fire at San Francisco Construction Site

    Online Articles

    Tue, 18 Jun 2013

    Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building under construction at San Francisco General Hospital

  1. PEARLS, OYSTERS, PHOENIX, ASHES

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Dec 1995

    after the last two on-site live releases?" What does a shaft fire really look like? New lieutenants should be given a minimum ..... I had just reviewed the articles and tactical bulletins on shaft fires in tenement buildings and was sure I was seeing exactly that

  2. Fireground Management: FDIC 2014 Preview: Command, Control, and Accountability

    Online Articles

    Tue, 4 Mar 2014

    Roc Harbor Complex, Rounds 1 and 2 Fireground Strategies : Additional Alarm Considerations Fireground Strategies : Fighting Shaft Fires Fireground Strategies : Metal Window Enclosures FIREGROUND STRATEGIES : THE “NEW MILLENNIUM” MULTIPLE DWELLING FIREGROUND

  3. Hey, We're Going Above

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    large column of grayish black smoke rising in an almost straight vertical line (sometimes this is a very good indication of a shaft fire ). Plus, the dispatcher notified both trucks that there were reports of people on the fire escapes. Arriving at the corner

  4. Getting the First Hoseline in Operation

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Nov 2009

    took out the bad length, reconnected the hose, and recharged the line. Companies should drill on this often. SHAFT FIRES Shaft fires basically are outside fires that cause exposure problems. Many buildings in our city are very close together

  5. PEMNA FIRE APPARATUS, LTD.

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Oct 1998

    portable elevated monitor nozzle attachment), the PEMNA Navy, the Dumpster Devil nozzle for dumpster fires, the Elevator Devil nozzle for elevator shaft fires , and the Ultimate hydrant marker for locating hidden hydrants. (701) 237-5161.

  6. THE CHICAGO TRAGEDY

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2003

    factories, not office buildings. Office building fires usually were no problem. There were a few serious vertical service shaft fires , and a small plane hit a building on Pine Street, but the usual high-rise office building fire was handled by an engine

  7. First-Due Battalion Chief: Going with Your Instinct

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 Jul 2010

    and that when the squad or rescue arrive, they should check out exposure 4 (D) thoroughly. An important factor in any shaft fire , whether it be enclosed or not, is that you need to check six sides of the fire. Very soon after the division chief arrived

  8. Furniture Warehouse Fire: Lessons Learned

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Sep 2007

    separating this building from the fire. I was amazed to see how the fire had spread into the Hamilton Building and the elevator shaft . Fire had spread through the elevator shaft, going from alley grade up into the roof area. Twenty four sprinkler heads tripped