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  1. Popular Fire College Class Offers More Seats

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 May 2012

    for the Saturday-Sunday session of the four day Fire College training event. Interest among fire departments in understanding fire dynamics in the modern firefight has soared. Nearly all major Fire Service publications are covering the subject

  2. Succession Planning 101: Are We Doing the Best We Can for Our Personnel?

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    follow-up questions and "deer in the headlight" looks I received. Those reactions only reinforce the need for understanding fire service succession planning. Further discussion revealed that departments of these firefighters were doing nothing

  3. Family Fire Escape Plan Call to Action for October National Fire Safety Month

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Oct 2011

    that every member of a family knows what do in the event of a fire and, according to the NFPA, children can start understanding fire safety messages as young as 18-24 months of age,” said Tom Harned, a property risk field manager with Liberty

  4. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    look at the components, and trace the load to the ground. This will help you determine how structures are built. Understanding fire behavior and heat transfer will also assist in determining how the structure will react. REACTION OF STRUCTURAL

  5. Fire Behavior Education for the Fire Service: Filling the Need

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Apr 2010

    plenty of fuel in your basic residential structure to cause extreme fire behavior," Nee said. "I really feel that understanding fire behavior is critical for everyone operating on the fireground," Nee continued. "I believe this workshop helps

  6. Company/Association News

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    provides affordable, easy-to-access online audio seminars designed to assist inspectors and plan reviewers in understanding fire sprinkler system installations how they are designed, how they should follow NFPA standards, and how to ensure

  7. Fire Commentary: The Fire Service Warrior

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Jul 2009

    too. The "strategy" of fire is simple: to keep burning as long as the chemical chain reaction can continue. Understanding fire behavior allows us to understand the "tactics" of the fire. We cannot effectively match our tactics to the fire

  8. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    look at the components, and trace the load to the ground. This will help you determine how structures are built. Understanding fire behavior and heat transfer will also assist in determining how the structure will react. REACTION OF STRUCTURAL

  9. Week in Review: July 29, 2010

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    Thu, 29 Jul 2010

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  10. Fire-Rated Glazing

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2008

    using a standard hose size and pressure. To successfully pass the test, the glass and framing must remain intact. Understanding fire -glass testing is especially critical since some glazing materials are labeled as having 45- and 60-minute fire