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The Life And Times Of A New York City Firefighter Fire Investigator

Author : Frederick Mercilliott
ISBN : 9781412001526
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The day-to-day activities of a New York City firefighter and, later, fire investigator as he deals with fires, fire-related deaths and criminals.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Fire Investigations For First Responders

Author : Russell K. Chandler
ISBN : 9781284180275
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 76.2 MB
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This innovative new textbook from an experienced public safety official, fire marshal, instructor, and career and volunteer fire fighter, presents a concise and comprehensive look at the full spectrum of fire investigation for first responders. The text meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and requirements for Fire Investigator I (C0283). It enables fire fighters and fire officers to assist assigned fire investigators, to the fullest extent possible, with thorough discussions of important topics such as the legal system and spoliation, as well as evidence identification, collection, documentation, and preservation. The author emphasizes the role of the fire investigator in prevention, encouraging first responders to consider themselves seekers of truth who use real-world tools such as the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) to make their communities safer. This textbook includes: Case Studies--Each chapter begins with a case study written by a subject matter expert with deep expertise in fire investigations and prevention. Each case study highlights actual events and lessons learned to emphasize the first responder's role in fire investigation. Key Features--The organization of each chapter is optimized with helpful features such as Learning Objectives, Case Studies, Boxed Tips, Summaries, Key Terms, Review Questions, and Discussion Questions designed to provoke thoughtful consideration and generate classroom debate. An emphasis on practical application and knowledge, including full-color photos and illustrations that illuminate critical components of investigation such as building construction, fire protection systems, burn and smoke patterns, and vehicle fires.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Fire Department City Of New York

Author : Paul Hashagen
ISBN : 9781563118326
Genre : History
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Traces the history of FDNY from 1865-2000, with 2000-2002 update.
Category: History

Forgotten Heroes Of Ground Zero

Author : Russell Feliciano
ISBN : 9780977291502
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"The Bravest" is a label of enormous respect. No higher level of respect can one identify with than that of the F.D.N.Y. No greater leadership and traditional institution have I ever been a part of. I never envisioned how my life would virtually spin in so many directions in one year. The dramatic challenge that the Fire Department of New York has ahead leaves one

Collapse Of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition

Author : Vincent Dunn
ISBN : 9781593702335
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 24.9 MB
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1. General collapse information 2. Terms of construction and building design 3. Building construction: firefighting problems and structural hazards 4. Masonry wall collapse 5. Collapse dangers of parapet walls 6. Wood floor collapse 7. Sloping peak roof collapse 8. Timber truss roof collapse 9. Flat roof collapse 10. Lightweight steel roof and floor collapse 11. Lightweight wood truss collapse 12. Ceiling collapse 13. Stairway collapse 14. Fire escape dangers 15. Wood-frame building collapse 16. Collapse hazards of buildings under construction 17. Collapse caused by master stream operations 18. Search-and-rescue at a building collapse 19. Safety precautions prior to collapse 20. Why the World Trade Center Towers collapsed 21. High-rise building collapse 22. Post-fire analysis 23. Early floor collapse EPILOGUE: Are architects, engineers, and code-writing officials friends of the firefighters?.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Ua Journal

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924054237312
Genre : Plumbers
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High Rise Security And Fire Life Safety

Author : Geoff Craighead
ISBN : 0080877850
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 20.78 MB
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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3e, is a comprehensive reference for managing security and fire life safety operations within high-rise buildings. It spells out the unique characteristics of skyscrapers from a security and fire life safety perspective, details the type of security and life safety systems commonly found in them, outlines how to conduct risk assessments, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. Craighead also provides guidelines for managing security and life safety functions, including the development of response plans for building emergencies. This latest edition clearly separates out the different types of skyscrapers, from office buildings to hotels to condominiums to mixed-use buildings, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety. New to this edition: Differentiates security and fire life safety issues specific to: Office towers Hotels Residential and apartment buildings Mixed-use buildings Updated fire and life safety standards and guidelines Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of sample survey checklists, a sample building emergency management plan, and other security and fire life safety resources.
Category: Health & Fitness