Peekin’ in the Attic: Discussion on recent Research Findings Join us Wednesday 04.01 at 8pm ET on FireFighternetcast.com for a live discussion on key elements of the recent published findings from the UL Residential Attic & Exterior Fire Hazards Research Study. Guests include Captain Joe Pronesti, who serves on UL’s Technical Review Panel on Positive […]
Understanding the building Â– its complexities in terms of anatomy, structural systems, materials, configuration, design, layout, systems, methods of construction, engineering and inherent features, limitations, challenges and risks Â– is fundamental for operational excellence on the fireground and firefighter safety.
Â Apparent delays with establishing a sustained water supply via the building standpipe system are being published in the Asheville Citizens-Times.com today. Direct link HERE Published reports are indicating possible problems with water delivery to the standpipe system designed to supply water from a street hydrant system to the fifth floor of a burning medical […]
Fire/EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week: Day Four -The New Fire GroundÂ Â Â Â Â There is an immediate need for todayÂ’s emerging and operating command and company officers to increase their foundation of knowledge and insights related to the modern building occupancy, building construction and fire protection engineering and to adjust and modify traditional and conventional […]
Â Fire Behavior Fire Dynamics Fire Dynamics is theÂ study of how chemistry, fire science, material science and the mechanical engineering disciplines of fluid mechanics and heat transfer interact to influence fire behavior. In other words, Fire Dynamics is the study of how fires start, spread and develop. But what exactly is a fire? DefiningÂ Fire Fire […]
Building Construction and Systems Training for Commanders, Company Officers & Firefighters New for 2011 An intense and concentratedÂ series of programs examining trends and methods in building construction for the fire service with an emphasize on construction andÂ occupancy risk assessment, structural and construction systems, and their direct relationship on structural combat firefighting operations, firefighter […]