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  1. The Most Important Preplan That YOU Will Never Use

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Jul 2013

    written in vein because you are afraid to pick it back up when you start seeing the signs of physical decay and structural integrity loss. Just like buildings that undergo new tenants in a changing society, you go through many changes in a lifetime

  2. Attic Fires: Hazards from Above

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    renovations may reduce the structural integrity of the building (photos ..... significantly damage the structural integrity of the building, and launching ..... progress, but you must consider structural integrity before committing interior

  3. 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

  4. Driver-Engineers Debate: This One Or That One?

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    heavy fire was showing on the first floor on arrival. The fire was not extinguished in time to prevent the loss of structural integrity , even though several attack lines were in place. All were fog nozzles. The Board of Inquiry report cited as

  5. Metal Shark Delivers CBRN Patrol Boat

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Apr 2012

    ensures that every Metal Shark meets the rigorous standards of even the most demanding operators. The 35 Defiant's structural integrity begins with the internal structure of the hull itself. Welded from high-grade 5086 aluminum alloy, the deck

  6. Firefighter Training: Live Fire Training: Much Preparation for Safety

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    Wed, 23 Jan 2013

    acquired structure . Certain jurisdictions suggest that a structural engineer conduct the inspection to determine the structural integrity and stability. This will add considerable costs to the training, but municipalities with a structural engineer

  7. Firefighter Survival: Primary Tools for Primary Search

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Mar 2013

    Along with forcible-entry capabilities, the search team may need a longer tool to probe the floor ahead for structural integrity , layout, or debris. A six-foot hook works well in most single and small multi-dwellings. This tool can

  8. Star Series (Pumpers)

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    Sat, 23 Mar 2013

    body as the strongest in the industry! Sheet metal simply keeps equipment stowed properly rather than provide the structural integrity . Features Usable Compartment Space We provide you with more usable compartment space by allowing you to eliminate

  9. Fire News: MI Firefighter Injured in Porch Collapse

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    Mon, 28 Jan 2013

    during structural fires. Although located on the exterior of structures, porches are affected by the overall structural integrity of a building, and therefore may be compromised by fire conditions. For more on such concerns, consider FIGHTING

  10. Firefighter Training: Live-Fire Training: What Do You Train On?

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    Thu, 21 Feb 2013

    adequate pressures. This is not as critical in a fixed facility, since there is a high safety factor built into the structural integrity of the building; the only combustible items will be the burn set for class-A fires. Practicing operating a