Before I get into some Multi-family and Commercial buildings, let me cover a few other things.As with all of these, "what you see is what your get"! Its' 0630 hours on a Saturday morning.These first questions are for the initial Incident Commander. 1) Would you assign Search?2) If so, what if any assignments would you make prior to assigning Search?3) Is there anything you would want in place (additional tactics, evolutions or tools placed or set) prior to a allowing search to begin?4) Any…See More
I recentlyposted about Heat Release Ratesand the rookie asking the question. Here is some resource material to help you with this. Heat Release Rates must be understood in the context that we may not be in the fire compartment or we may be at a presumed safe distance from the seat of the fire, but if the fire compartment is not cooled, the Heat Release Rate that is in today's fire environment can…See More
Those darn scientist keep letting facts get in the way. Several subjects of research have sparked some pretty lofty debate but most of those so passionately against the "scientist" haven't even read the material or know what it means. Most of the research is teaching us about fire behavior. Its not telling us what to do every time but rather what happens when we do what. Before you hear a rumor or make an assumption about any new research, do a little research of your own. Find out exactly what…See More
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