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Commercial 2-11 Fire Chicago (IL)

Commercial 2-11 Fire Chicago (IL)

Commercial 2-11 Fire Chicago (IL) Chicago 2-11 fire at 1896 Milwaukee, 1 story commercial…1 snorkel and 1 tower used. 2-11 alarm on Wednesday at 1896 Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Video is by Steve Redick. Click here to see Steve’s Chicago Fire Department photos and to buy his books. From the Chicago Tribune: The alarm was […]

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 […]

Gas Explosion Rocks Philadelphia (PA) Neighborhood

Gas Explosion Rocks Philadelphia (PA) Neighborhood

Raw Video: Tacony Gas Main Explosion: MyFoxPHILLY.com An explosion and fire, captured on video by a TV crew, killed a gas company worker in the Tacony area of Philadelphia last night and injured five others including a Philadelphia firefighter. It occurred while crews were trying to repair a break to a high-pressure gas main. WCAU-TV […]

16,000 Square Foot Residential Fire

16,000 Square Foot Residential Fire

A couple of video clips of a 16,000 square foot Residential House Fire in Heath, Texas, which is an eastern suburb of Dallas, May 6, 2010 that resulted in a $6 million dollar loss. May 20, 2010 Heath house fire causes $6 million in damages, injuries to three firefighters By JIM HARDIN Herald-Banner The Zope […]

Newark (NJ) Multiple Alarm Fire with Rescues

Newark (NJ) Multiple Alarm Fire with Rescues

Daring rescues by Newark (NJ)  firefighters saved the lives of more than two dozen people overnight in Newark, New Jersey. A fire broke out at around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday inside the Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant at 77 Lincoln Park, according to fire officials. The restaurant was closed at the time, according to several residents […]

Underwriters Laboratories  Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions CBT

Underwriters Laboratories Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions CBT

Structural stability of engineered lumber in fire conditions This online firefighter training course is the result of a research partnership among UL, the Chicago Fire Department, IAFC, and Michigan State University, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This self-guided course, which focuses on the structural stability of engineered lumber under fire […]

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

Principles of Building Construction: Non-Combustible Student Manual

Principles of Building Construction: Non-Combustible Student Manual

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

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 […]

Coming Soon, Ten Minutes in the Street Interactive Scenarios

Coming Soon, Ten Minutes in the Street Interactive Scenarios

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 […]