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  1. USFA Releases Confined Structure Fires Reports

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    Fri, 17 Mar 2006

    approximately 52,000 confined structure fire incidents reported to the ..... Administration (USFA). Confined structure fires are small fire incidents ..... database. The Confined Structure Fires report examines the characteristics ..... Investigation of Confined Structure Fires report is part of the USFA

  2. NFPA releases new report on home structure fires

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    Wed, 18 Feb 2009

    NFPA's) recently released Home Structure Fires report. The category of homes includes ..... the leading cause of civilian home structure fire deaths. Heating ranked second in home structure fire deaths (in one- or two-family dwellings

  1. National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Downed Power Lines at Structure Fires

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    Thu, 14 Apr 2011

    The working structure fire can create a number of hazards that pose significant obstacles ..... around you. "...The apparatus operator reported a working structure fire , heavy fire on division one and the front porch. He requested

  2. USFA Releases Structure Fire Response Times Report

    Online Articles

    Fri, 24 Feb 2006

    the release of the Structure Fire Response Times report ..... response times to structure fires are less than 5 minutes ..... time. The report, Structure Fire Response Times ..... response times to structure fires as well as regional

  3. NFPA Study: Nearly All Structure Fire Deaths Happen in Home Fires

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    Wed, 26 May 2010

    According to a new study, Home Structure Fires , from the National Fire Protection ..... deaths. The leading cause of home structure fires , civilian fire injuries, and unreported ..... · Thirty percent of reported home structure fires and 38 percent of home fire deaths

  4. Sizing Up for Structure Fires

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    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    this article, we will focus on size-up for structure fires . Structure Fire Size-up As volunteers, the first thing that ..... watch the multitude of videos available on structure fires , car fires, or any other type of fire you

  5. Firefighting Technology Roundup: Structure Fire Command App, Threat Software Revision

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    Wed, 11 Apr 2012

    STRUCTURE FIRE COMMAND APP LAUNCH ..... product, iCommand: Structure Fires . Developed by firefighters ..... explaining, " iCommand: Structure Fires brings time-tested ..... officially launch iCommand: Structure Fires with a limited release

  6. Wind-Driven Structure Fires : Adjusting Tactics and Strategies

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2011

    natural to compare how wildland and structure fires are fought. The more I looked, the ..... Using this analysis of wildland vs. structure fires , I also considered the shortest and ..... Why then do we think that, given a structure fire that is burning with four to five

  7. USING THE ELEVATOR AT STRUCTURE FIRES

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    Sat, 1 May 1999

    USING THE ELEVATOR AT STRUCTURE FIRES I am pleased to act as ..... on using the elevator at structure fires ? Deputy Chief Larry Anderson ..... does use elevators at structure fires , but only if we can gain ..... will use elevators in a structure fire . These surveys help the

  8. THE MUTUAL-AID CHIEF OFFICER’S ROLE AT STRUCTURE FIRES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Aug 2005

    IMS to include specifically designated command staff. For structure fires , these positions may include an operations chief, sector ..... OC maintains a manageable span of control. In a smaller structure fire , where an OC may not be required to assume command for