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    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 analyze which type of foam was most likely used and how it was applied. Lastly, this paper will discuss if the foam used for this type of fire was appropriate and effective. On May 29th of 1989 the Chicago Fire Department was dispatched to an incident involving a fully loaded gasoline tanker that struck a dumpster and sustained damage to the tanker. This damage occurred about midway up the tanker and was spilling gasoline onto the street which then ignited. When the first…

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    Dangers Of Firefighting

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    dangers of firefighting do not end when the fire is put out, during the final steps of a call, firefighters are exposed to long term health dangers during a period called overhaul. Overhaul is a safety procedure performed by firefighters after the initial fire is put out, in order to look for hot embers in walls, ceilings, and other areas. The goal of the overhaul is to eliminate the possibility of a respark, starting the fire again. The danger of overhaul come in the form of harmful chemicals…

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    covers the organelle and contain its skin as the inner membrane folds over many times and create layered structures. The energy made is called ATP. ATP stands for adenosine triphosphate. It’s a single nucleotide with two extra energy storing phosphate groups. When food molecules are broken down inside cells, some of the energy in the molecules is stored temporarily in ATP. Cells need a steady supply of ATP to function. The Golgi apparatus helps the cell maintain homeostasis by modifying,…

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    Niemann-Pick disease is a condition that affects many body systems. It has a wide range of symptoms that vary in severity. Niemann-Pick disease is divided into four main types: type A, type B, type C1, and type C2. These types are classified on the basis of genetic cause and the signs and symptoms of the condition. Infants with Niemann-Pick disease type A usually develop an enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly) by age 3 months and fail to gain weight and grow at the expected rate…

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    proteins and play a vital role in protein synthesis. Its long and far-reaching structure allows it to perform its function more efficiently; helping transport substances around the cell, also increasing its surface area to volume ratio allowing more ribosome’s to be situated on it, speeding up protein production. As the protein enters the Rough ER, our craft follows closely behind. The protein is being further processed by enzymes, adding polysaccharides to form complex protein sugars known as…

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    The Cell Membrane is one of the most important parts of the cell. If not for the cell membrane it would be extremely easy for things to invade the cell; this is because on of the cell membranes job is to control what come in and out of the cell (i.e. ions, viruses, etc). Also the cell membrane is what helps hold the cell and all of its organelles Endoplasmic Reticulum (AKA the ER), smooth and rough whats the difference? The smooth ER does not have any ribosomes while the rough ER is covered in…

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    Introduction Fire investigation includes the scrutiny of every fire-related incident once the fire is extinguished by the firefighters. The practice of fire scene examination is related to the inspection of a crime scene and like any other crime scene, the fire scene must also be preserved and the evidences are collected and analyzed; however, it involves several additional dangers and difficulties. The investigation will include close survey of the damaged scene in order to establish the source…

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    Eukaryotic cells are cells whose nucleus is bound by a membrane; these cells contain organelles, which are structures each enclosed within its own membrane found only in eukaryotic cells, each organelle has a specific function inside a cell. One type of organelle is a lysosome, which are the organelles that dispose of waste and toxins. Lysosomes are fluid filled sacks which range in size from 0.1 to 1.2 micrometres and contain around fifty degradative enzymes that enable it to effectively…

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    My business which would be called the FF Facial Defense. This company would be designing a better SCBA, Self Containing Breathing Apparatus, face mask and would be located in the state of Pennsylvania As a firefighter I have seen turn out gear that was able to withstand up to five hundred degrees for five minutes or 1,200 degrees of heat for 8 minutes. However, I have learn from my fire academy instructor and from pictures that our face mask is not able to withstand 450 degrees of heat, but…

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    Los Angeles Fire Department For my research I chose the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their Mission statement is “to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.” I found it important to note that LA city is the biggest in size and second most populated city in the United States, so they have a very big and important mission. History- The city of Los Angeles was founded in…

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