Archive for November2011

Bridging The Gap: Fire Safety and Green Buildings Guide

A Fire and Safety Building Guide to Green Construction from the NASFM

Residential Pre-Arrival: What are your Considerations?

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Having Knowledge or information of Pre-arrival Conditions; upon arrival of companies may have an influence on the implementation of an effective incident action plan. What would you need to know or consider?

Research Agenda Symposium Report Issued

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A new report identifies seven critical areas where more research is needed to further reduce the number of firefighters killed or injured in the line of duty. These priorities were developed during the Second National Fire Service Research Agenda Symposium sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).

Arson Fire now downgraded

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Arson fire in vacant residential occupancy no longer considered a booby-trap

Los Angeles Firefighters Battle Major Emergency at Townhouses Under construction

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Another Major Emergency fire challenges companies at a townhouse complex underconstruction in LA. Are you trained and prepared to address an alarm assignment at a building or complex under construction? The rules of combat fire engagement are different.

FDNY: Building Collapse Claims Life Of 1 Of 5 Workers Rescued

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Building underconstruction fails and collapses during concrete pour.

Training Download: Commercials- Got Fire? Anticipate Collapse

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It is mission critical to comprehend and understand your department’s operational capabilities and the necessary deployment demands for fire suppression, fire flow and phased operations at commercial building fires. Training Download Available.

Hal Bruno: The best friend a firefighter and the fire service could have

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For more than 60 years, Hal Bruno served as an active member of the fire service community, giving selflessly as a dedicated volunteer firefighter, advocate, commentator and leader. It was a pleasure to know you.

Commercials- Got Fire; Anticipate Collapse

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There are numerous factors to be cognizant of at commerical building fires especially when it comes to identifying precursors and indicators for collapse. Got Fire? Anticipate Collapse!

Fire Modeling Software

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Fire Modeling and Fire Simulator programs are available that were developed or sponsored by the Fire Research Division at the NIST.

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