In this Training Minutes video, Paul Dansbach looks at some of the details on a typical building standpipe system, including a combination sprinkler-standpipe riser, control valves, a pressure regulating device, and roof manifold.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach looks at the component parts of an electric-driven fire pump for a high-rise building.
New features help speed and improve real-time chemical threat confirmation in the field.
Steven Zeliff says the best way to control a shipboard emergency is to preplan with all the potential agencies available.
To control a high-rise fire, gain control of the fire building’s systems. Read more from Bill Gustin.
Philip Paff contrasts The Grenfell Tower fire of London with a fire in Australia and shows how design, construction, and standards can make a difference in the outcome.
Robert Duval presents the case of the destruction by fire of a fully sprinklered storage warehouse as an example of what can happen when changes in a structure’s occupancy and construction render codes and sprinkler requirements for that facility obsolete and inadequate.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association, a Dallas-based trade association, has begun the search for a passionate, collaborative and visionary leader for the position of its President and Chief Executive Officer.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to offer assistance, through its online scholarship program, AFSAScholarship.org, to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors as they pursue their higher education goals.
Greg Havel looks at methods for mitigating corrosion in dry-pipe sprinkler systems, including nitrogen generators, and what firefighters need to know about them.