This video with Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Captain Bill Gustin examines the function and requirements for valves that control the flow of water into fire suppression systems and onto a fire.
On October 17, a family of four died in a house fire. An investigation later determined the batteries in the smoke detectors were not connected and that smoke inhalation was the cause of death.
There are numerous buildings in the state that have only partial sprinkler protection or none whatsoever. Bill Gustin on what's at stake during high-rise fires in these structures.
This is the first of a four-part video series with Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Captain Bill Gustin on the function and components of fire suppression systems.
German authorities said Thursday that an apparently misdirected ransomware attack caused the failure of IT systems at a major hospital in Duesseldorf
In this video from the Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Training Division, Bill Gustin examines how the department uses a fire pump test header manifold as a water source in a massive transit bus facility devoid of hydrants within the complex.
This video from the Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Training Division examines how to improvise a "Cleveland"/coil from hose configured in conventional horseshoe or accordion bundle folds.
Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, introduces the enhanced line of Tyco Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters, now featuring 11 expertly engineered fittings for use with 1-inch and ¾-inch piping systems.
The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) awarded its 2020 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to University of Maryland student Genevieve Tan.