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  1. Commerce's NIST Coordinates Study of Structural Damage from Gulf Hurricanes

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Oct 2005

    The partnership-coordinated by NIST and made up of 26 engineers from 16 separate private-sector, academic and federal organizations - will document data from the field on damage to major buildings, infrastructure facilities and residential structures due to wind, wind-borne debris, storm surge, ...

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Peachland Fire Department Acquires WASP Trailer

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 Oct 2013

    Columbia, Canada, acquired a new state of the art piece of equipment that could help protect the community from structural damage in the event of a future wildfire. The equipment, known as a Wildfire Automated Suppression and Protection (WASP

  1. ASSESSING STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE FROM ACTS OF TERROR

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 2006

    BY LARRY COLLINS Incident commanders on the scene of major terrorist attacks and other emergencies resulting in structural damage or collapse are often faced with a “go” or “no-go” decision: Can they commit first responders to immediately

  2. Firefighter LODDs: Explosion in West, Texas: Lessons Learned from Multiple Deaths

    Article

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    could. More than 25 city blocks were affected. More than 120 homes, businesses, and schools were destroyed. Structural damage totaled some $100 million. Gas, water, and electric to the city were completely disabled for indefinite periods of time

  3. Firefighter LODDs: Explosion in West, Texas: Lessons Learned from Multiple Deaths

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    could. More than 25 city blocks were affected. More than 120 homes, businesses, and schools were destroyed. Structural damage totaled some $100 million. Gas, water, and electric to the city were completely disabled for indefinite periods

  4. Firefighting News: Florida Firefighters Extinguish Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    According to officials, the roof of the warehouse collapsed. "Fire crews noticed immediately that there was structural damage due to the intensity of the fire," said Piedrahita. "Therefore, the fire commanders were forced to retreat all

  5. Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 2

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    which means the device has been compromised. Have the equipment taken out of service for testing to ascertain if any structural damage has occurred. • Be mindful of the locations of doorways so you do not impede other operations. Tasks such as line

  6. Napa (CA) Earthquake and Fire

    Video

    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    I know that you know, everybody has. Damaged you know, glassware, stemware TVs. There's some, some minor structural damage , you know, cracks in that walls, that sort of things, but I never heard of anybody that you know, guys are still

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    everybody has. Damaged you know, glassware, stemware TVs. There's some, some minor structural damage , you know, cracks in that walls, that sort of things, but I never heard of anybody that you know, guys are still,
  7. Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    transition to a flash fire or an explosion with little or no warning. You could also be fooled into assuming there is no structural damage if a flash fire is extinguished before your arrival. Selecting an extinguishing agent. We all understand the importance

  8. Responding to the East Haven (CT) Plane Crash

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    entire D side of 64 with some structural damage visible from the street, while ..... the B side with significant structural damage to the B/C roof area. Additionally ..... side. There was significant structural damage to the C/D corner where the