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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. Car Off Parking Deck

    Video

    Tue, 4 Aug 2015

    have to worry about would be an aftershock, for some reason, if you were in an earthquake situation. Or Other structural damage that could have occurred due to the vehicle breaking through the rail. Be sure to look for those things as part

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    for some reason, if you were in an earthquake situation. Or Other structural damage that could have occurred due to the vehicle breaking through the rail. Be sure to look for those things as part of
  3. Medford (NJ) Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack at Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Jun 2015

    that battered South Jersey on Tuesday night. Much of Medford Township saw toppled trees, downed power lines and structural damage following the storms. The firefighter, who was not identified, suffered a cardiac arrest and was transported by

  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. I-O-U My Life

    Video

    Tue, 12 May 2015

    have more than one team on scene for overall firefighter safety When operating a hose line near a building that has structural damage always maintain a safe distance from the building Operating keep yourself out of the collapse zone. Remember the

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    firefighter safety When operating a hose line near a building that has structural damage always maintain a safe distance from the building Operating keep yourself out of the collapse zone. Remember the hose line stream can
  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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