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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. 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

  1. 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

  2. Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles is New Braun Dealer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    fabrication process creates one integrated module from .125" flat-sheet marine grade aluminum, producing a structural integrity unmatched in the industry. All of Braun's units are built using SolidBody Construction; there are seven models

  3. Fire News: Fire Destroys Historic Building in Des Moines

    Online Articles

    Sun, 30 Mar 2014

    levels of the building, but firefighters weren't able to get inside the building, O'Keefe said. "Due to the structural integrity , we can't make interior attack," O'Keefe said. Read more of the story here http://usat.ly/1leS5cf

  4. Firefighter Safety: You've Received a Mayday—Now What?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Apr 2014

    throughout the rescue effort where a structural collapse has occurred or the fire or other event has compromised the structural integrity of the building. If this is a large, prolonged incident, call your local urban search and rescue team or combined agency

  5. 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

  6. Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    ones, also pose a risk of collapse when their structural integrity is compromised. Modifications made to tower silos ..... loading/unloading machinery, construction type, structural integrity , operational status, and known modifications

  7. Fire Has Special Meaning to Wood River Valley Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Sep 2014

    had been evacuated and heavy smoke was visible by fire responding units. During the initial search/fire attack structural integrity was questioned due to high heat and amount of fire present. Five fire departments responded: Hailey, Wood River

  8. Firefighting Equipment: Reelcraft Offers Reel Mounting Assembly for Easy Overhead and I-beam Mounting

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Aug 2014

    for one or two reels and beam clamps for attaching the reels and channel to an I-beam without compromising the structural integrity of the beam. Mounting channels can be mounted end to end to mount three or more reels. Reelcraft’s hose reel