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Taking to the Streets San Diego

Taking to the Streets San Diego

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First-Due Residential Fire

First-Due Residential Fire

Video Clip provided by PGFD Captain Greg Zalenski, Station 812 -College Park (MD)VFD. An mid morning fire in a Single family (SFR) residential structure challenged arriving companies as they went into operations. A video clip depicting the responding fire chief enroute and arrival provides a good sequence of the events, fire severity and growth. The […]

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire New York City 1911

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire New York City 1911

The Triangle Factory Fire http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/ This site contains information about the March 25, 1911 fire in the New York City factory of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company and the resulting investigations and reforms. The fire killed 146 immigrant workers, most of whom were women. The materials include original documents, oral histories, and photographs held by Cornell […]

USFA/NFA Training Course Student Manuals

USFA/NFA Training Course Student Manuals

Here are some direct links to USFA/NFA Training Course Student manuals from the Georgia Public Safety Training Center web site http://www.gpstc.org/divisions/gfa/studentmanuals/index.html Download the programs and take advantage of the reference materials and information to support your training and operationsl needs. Principles of Building Construction Combustible Principles of Building Construction Non-Combustible Incident Command System for Structural […]

Principles of Building Construction: Combustible Student Manual

Principles of Building Construction: Combustible Student Manual

Principles of Building Construction; Combustible PBC:C-Student Manual Second Edition, April 2000 USFA-United States Fire Administration Principles of Building Construction: Non-Combustible:  Principles of Building Construction Combustible

General Truss Construction Links

General Truss Construction Links

General Truss Construction Links   NAHB Research Foundation Inc The essential point is that it would be un reasonable to design in the superior structural integrity of truss – framed construction only to degrade it by weakening the studs http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/pdf1982/ander82a.pdf Download SAINT LUCIE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT Where the owner of the structure and the authority […]

Innovative Construction Products and Techniques-UK

Innovative Construction Products and Techniques-UK

 Innovative Construction Products and Techniques Published 7 January 2008 Type(s) Research and statistics, Reports and summaries Site Planning, building and the environment Product code 07BD04986 UK International Summary This is the final report due for the project, Innovative Construction Products and Techniques (ICPT). This project was commissioned under the Communities and Local Government Fire Safety Framework Agreement […]

General Building Construction Links

General Building Construction Links

General Building Construction Links and Downloads BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 340 CHAPTER 13 STREET STORY A firefighters worst fear is being trapped in a collapsing building and burning to death Real-life encounters become implanted in our memory http://cmapspublic2.ihmc.us/rid%3D1148947649616_185333784_3503/Building%20Construction%20-%20Fire.pdf Download BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INTRODUCTION The majority of fire responded to by fire departments occur in some type of a […]

Networking Links

Networking Links

Networking Links                   Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters (IABPFF) International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) International […]

Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse-PDF Download

Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse-PDF Download

Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse PDF Training Aid The recent post titled: Chicago: Anatomy of a Building and its Collapse has been receiving a considerable amount of attention as the post makes its way throughout the fire service eMedia sites, links, likes, shares and commentary circles, with over 6,000 views in the past […]