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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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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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