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Second point to consider in fires of steel-framed buildings (3/11)

Emergency Response Plan If we have knowledge about the emergency response plan we will be able to know where the hazardous areas are and what kind of materials are there accumulate inside the structure and we will know the protection fire system implemented in that area. The first step when developing an emergency response plan […]

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First point to consider in fires of steel-framed buildings (2/11)

  The time Tic, tac, tic, tac...The bell rings and the firefighters go to the fire but, for how long has been the fire running? This is the most important question we have to ask ourselves when we go to fire in a steel-framed buildings. We can estimate approximately when the fire has started but […]

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Effectiveness of Fire Service Vertical Ventilation and Suppression Tactics

Today surfing on Internet, have found an on-line free course that implement vertical ventilation and suppression tactics to attack fires in singles family homes.You can select your course path, completed (2 hours), abbreviated (1 hour) and instructor (2+ hours). The course has been structured in five modules: Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Modern residential fire […]

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10 points to consider in fires of steel-framed buildings (1/11)

The Cardington Fire Tests were a series of large-scale fire tests conducted in real steel-framed structures at the village of Cardington, Bedfordshire, England. Funded by the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions Partners in Technology, the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering (previously the Structures in Fire Group) at the University […]

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Atlas, iron firefighter.

Sometimes firefighters have to risk their lives in many situations that there is no survive possibilty. For this reason, Pentagon has started a competition to develop a robot which will be able to work in extremely hazardous situations. He is a hydraulically powered robot and they call him Atlas. The Pentagon-financed humanoid robot was unveiled […]

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