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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. 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

  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. P.2 ~ Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    structures can react under fire conditions. Base the "Go"/"No-Go" decision on, in part, an evaluation of the structural integrity of the building. Changes in modern construction materials and techniques will cause buildings to fail faster than their

  6. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    structures can react under fire conditions. Base the "Go"/"No-Go" decision on, in part, an evaluation of the structural integrity of the building. Changes in modern construction materials and techniques will cause buildings to fail faster than their

  7. The Importance of Low Expectations

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013

    regards modifications or alterations that change structural integrity , change the spread of smoke and fire, and change ..... to post-occupancy through its life cycle, the structural integrity —intentionally or unintentionally—can be compromised

  8. Firefighting Techniques: From Wildland Firefighting to Structural Firefighting: Applying LCES

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Jan 2014

    company. When you take your firefighters into a danger zone, you can experience sudden changes in fire behavior or structural integrity that can cause serious injury or death. With this knowledge, the company must have a plan for a rapid escape