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  1. NEW CONSTRUCTION, OLD PROBLEMS

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Apr 2000

    here to enlarge image After 20-some years of studying and teach-ing how construction affects fire spread, structural integrity , and firefighter safety, I thought I had seen just about every type of construction material. Then, recently

  2. Knowledge and Experience: Becoming the Senior Firefighter

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    firefighter shows new firefighters how critical it is to vent a metal deck roof without compromising the roof's structural integrity . (Photos by author.) System 1 vs. System 2 Thinking Combining classroom and practical hands-on training

  1. The Art of the Third Due: Being Prepared to Turn the Tide

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    working in a structure that has been significantly changed regarding access; travel; tactics; and, mostly, structural integrity . Ventilation may have cleared the interior atmosphere but also may have permitted the fire to burn faster, thus

  2. Structural Firefighting - Strategy and Tactics: Changing Our Center of Gravity

    Article

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    circumstances related to structural integrity . < Attainable and coordinated ..... aggressive campaign is determining structural integrity at structural fires. Although ..... many times mask compromised structural integrity . Exposure to fire and high

  3. P2 ~ Strategy and Tactics: Changing Our Center of Gravity

    Article

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    circumstances related to structural integrity . < Attainable and coordinated ..... aggressive campaign is determining structural integrity at structural fires. Although ..... many times mask compromised structural integrity . Exposure to fire and high

  4. P3 ~ Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

    Article

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    integrity of the ceilings if inclement weather should occur between preparation days and the training. Check the structural integrity of chimneys. Some departments have felt comfortable pushing loose bricks, if present, into the flue; others

  5. Live Fire Training - Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

    Article

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    integrity of the ceilings if inclement weather should occur between preparation days and the training. Check the structural integrity of chimneys. Some departments have felt comfortable pushing loose bricks, if present, into the flue; others have maintained

  6. Fire Service Industry News: New T Series Stainless Steel Models: Expanding the Coxreels SS Series Offering

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    style design and Coxreels’ Super Hub that provides triple axle support to reduce vibration and strengthen the structural integrity of the reel. The stainless steel T Series is the perfect choice for applications that demand reliability in the

  7. Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 2

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    however, high-heat conditions will compromise the structural integrity . If the ladder should be exposed to fire or heat ..... the side of the fire escape's platform. The structural integrity of many of these exterior stairs is questionable. Furthermore

  8. Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    strip malls. Renovations create voids and penetrations that allow fire to spread undetected and can weaken the structural integrity of the building. Landlords and business owners renovate to increase their business and profits. Renovations are