12 STEP PROGRAM
- OUT WITH THE OLD. Cavette, Chris // Fire Chief;Feb2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p62
The article discusses the reasons why fire departments in the United States need to replace their old firefighting equipment. Ten of the major reasons are improved safety, easier operation, better ride and handling, more equipment space, improved fire suppression, additional support systems,...
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Sep2005, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p124
Presents various fire prevention equipment and supplies provided to local fire departments in the U.S.
- FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING. Yadav, Jyoti Sanjay // Golden Research Thoughts;Jul2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
A fire extinguisher, flame extinguisher, or simply an extinguisher, is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. It is not intended for use on an out-of-control fire, such as one which has reached the ceiling, endangers the user...
- Break Out the Bubbly. Brooks, Neal // Fire Chief;Oct2010, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p66
The article presents questions and answers related to the application of foams in fire fighting including the biggest challenge for fire departments in the selection of Class A foam, its shelf life and other possible advices.
- AEROSOL SAFELY SUPPRESSES FIRES. Wimmer, Sandra J. // Government Product News;Nov2004, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p37
Features the Aero-K fire suppression systems with dry aerosols from Sensor Electronics Corp. Fuse of the fire extinguisher; Overview of how it works.
- Fire Extinguisher Tips. Yetman, David S. // MotorBoating;Aug2005, Vol. 196 Issue 2, p84
The article offers tips on using fire extinguisher. A fire-extinguisher is necessary in any boat that has fuel or combustibles of any kind. It is important to shake dry powder extinguishers to keep its powder detach and ready to use at least twice a year. Physical damage or blockage of fire...
- Clean Agents: A Value Message. Monroe, Linda K. // Buildings;May2003, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p36
Provides information on clean agent extinguishants. Reason for the phaseout of halons as a clean agent fire extinguishant in the 1980s; Prime candidates for clean agents.
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p130
Features several fire vehicles used by different fire departments for fire fighting in the U.S. Design of the RESCUE 1 unit vehicle of Hastings Fire Rescue; Use of Marion Body in the Grisworld Fire Department; Description of the Pierce platform quint owned by the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department.
- Tricks of the Trade: LADDERS, LIGHTS, KNOTS, AND NOZZLES. Grant, Stuart; Stephens, Les // Fire Engineering;Oct2006, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p26
The article presents several tricks involving fire apparatus, to make the job of fire fighters safer and easier. They include the venting in a window and the proper positioning of a ladder set on it for the rescue, the untying of a double overhand granny knot that is tied in a halyard, and the...