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  • Fire Tetrahedron: The Four Types Of Fire

    all visible mysteries-Fire,” said by Leigh Hunt brings us to think how amazing and destructive something so beautiful can be. Fire is considered one of the four basic elements and the fact is that nothing is basic about fires. The chemical process that occurs is what we see when the fire dances in front of our eyes. In the safety field there is an increased need for fire knowledge so that we can prevention and train employees on them. There are many components to consider especially when you add variables like chemicals, ignition sources, and etc. The fire triangle or fire tetrahedron helps explain the basics of what is needed to complete a chemical process to produce a fire. There are aspects of fire safety that we must consider. Fires spread at different rates depending on what reactions occurred in the fire tetrahedron. What are the stages of fire and how can we tell what way would put out the fire best. Its important to consider what types of fires there are also. Fire safety is necessary for every organization and company to ensure the…

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  • Prescribed Fire Research Paper

    Prescribed Fire, needed or unneeded? Prescribed fire, the burning of dead or non-living trees, an important subject to people, however, it makes them wonder the perks and downsides of it, but the claim states, should prescribe fire be used, or not needed? Prescribed fire can be important to many people, as a result it can reduce chances of future fires. Prescribed fire can be excellent, for example, it can stop wildfires before they happen. They burn the dead trees which means they can’t catch…

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  • Fire Safety Violations

    Fire Inspectors 5 Most Common Violations Building owners and managers have a very tough job to do - from dealing with maintenance, security, tenant issues and government compliance. Always considering fire safety ensures that some very simple, but sometimes overlooked, items are addressed and small problems are alleviated before they turn into big catastrophes. A lack of handling routine maintenance items can end in disaster. The fire at The Station Nightclub in 2003, where 100 people were…

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  • Chicago Fire Department Incident Analysis

    handled by the Chicago Fire Department. The incident involved a gasoline tanker that struck a dumpster and started to lose product, which then ignited. This paper will also discuss gasoline, as it was the primary fuel involved with this scene. Time will be spent looking at gasoline to understand its characteristics and determine if the fire department used the correct suppressant and tactics for this call. The Chicago Fire Department used water and foam on this fire, so this paper will…

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  • Argumentative Essay About Fire Safety

    she sees. Fire has been used for years for many purposes, to burn trash, to rid of unwanted trees and brush, to clear land, or just for the average bonfire and s’mores. Most people done see the dangers in it or how incredibly powerful it can actually be. They see only the beauty. Fires are more harmful then helpful and they shouldn’t be used as a tool even when controlled because fires harm a lot of people each year, controlled…

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  • What Does Fire Symbolize In Fahrenheit 451

    Everybody knows that fire has a happy view in society today. Fire is seen as warm, comforting, and safe. Maybe, just maybe, fire isn't exactly what everybody thinks and knows it to be. In the book “fahrenheit 451” fire is one of the main and many issues throughout this book. As you read this book you will see that throughout fire is mentioned in many places at many different times in the book. Characters will be introduced throughout, such as our main character Montag, Beatty, and Clarisse.…

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  • Gi Harmon Factory Fire Case Study

    The first cause we found towards the deadliness of the fire was that when G.I. Harmon, an employee of the Labor Department, inspected the factory about a month before the fire he was held up by the factory owners, so, as G.I. Harmon was asked; “...they had plenty of time to remedy any defects that existed temporarily while you were there?”1 He answered yes. One of the main causes of the fire that may have been quickly remedied was the waste strewn about the factory. According to Fire Marshal…

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  • Storm King Mountain Fire: The South Canyon Fire

    Canyon Fire The South Canyon fire was a major fire that occurred on July 2, 1994, seven miles from a town in Colorado named Glenwood Springs. The fire was on Storm King Mountain and burned about 2,115 acres of land and took 14 lives with it. Some major causes of the fire were high temperatures, droughts throughout that year, and low humidity. This fire caused many families and friends to lose loved ones and changed the way firefighters today fight fires. The fire on Storm King mountain on July…

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  • Fire Safety Prevention Essay

    Accident Prevention Preventing accidents when there is an open fire As the old adage goes, “ Fire is a good servant but a bad master.” Although fire has numerous good uses such as aiding us in cooking, keeping warm, roasting food and the list goes on, it can also bring about adverse effects and irreparable damage. This can be prevented if the fire safety precaution is taken and people are educated about the danger lurking around houses furniture(for eg. Electrical appliances) which may…

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  • National Fire Protection Association And Before-Burning Analysis

    Fire is mainly employed at a crime scene to either cover up the existence of another crime, as a method of revenge, retaliation, to collect insurance or simply utilized at the delight of the individual who set it. Unfortunately, fire is not so easily controlled in a civilized setting and can be catastrophic in effect. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fires set intentionally cause hundreds of deaths and injuries annually, as well as billions in property damage. In the year…

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