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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. "Big Box" Store Fire: Lessons Learned

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    137th Avenue and from the south through parallel eight- and 12-inch mains on SW 288th Street. The building had a vertical shaft fire pump driven by a 125-horsepower electric motor. The fire pump delivered 500 gallons per minute (gpm) at 90 pounds per

  3. "Big Box" Store Fire: Lessons Learned

    Article

    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    137th Avenue and from the south through parallel eight- and 12-inch mains on SW 288th Street. The building had a vertical shaft fire pump driven by a 125-horsepower electric motor. The fire pump delivered 500 gallons per minute (gpm) at 90 pounds per

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. P.2 ~ The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    door, a charged line must be in place in the stairwell and ready to attack. This is also true if a shaft fire exists. Think about a shaft fire , an open doorway at ground level, and an open doorway to the apartment. Venting over the stairs

  7. The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    door, a charged line must be in place in the stairwell and ready to attack. This is also true if a shaft fire exists. Think about a shaft fire , an open doorway at ground level, and an open doorway to the apartment. Venting over the stairs

  8. Four Alarm Fire Engulfs Old Reading (PA) Outlet Building

    Online Articles

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014

    four alarm fire located at 8th and Oley streets started in the lower part of the building before traveling up an elevator shaft . Fire crews are putting out hot spots throughout the building. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. There are