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    yielded a good time for a few American heroes to properly train cadets from the Blythe Area. Proudly serving in Quartzsite, Captain Aaron Martinez, firefighters Joe Sain and William Aaron taught cadets Angelo Urias and Dorita Castro essential skills for being a public safety professional. Firefighting, a dangerous process of extinguishing fire and providing adequate medical assistance in some cases, is a demanding field that few are brave enough to sign up for. To take on the responsibility to protect lives and prevent destruction of property, the men and woman of Quartzsite Fire and Rescue (QF&R) bequeath themselves as team players of an utmost self sacrificial organization. Chief Kevin Hess of QF&R gave a tour of the firehouse and took the Times on a training excursion.…

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    A little after one in the morning, Miss Maudie Atkinson’s house caught on fire. The fire spewed from the dining-room windows and it slowly devoured the house. The old fire truck that had been killed by the cold, was being pushed through the streets by a crowd of men. When the men attached the hose to a hydrant, the hose burst and water shot up, falling to the pavement. Then the men took the furniture from Miss Maudie’s house to the yard across the street. Faces appeared in the windows upstairs…

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    They save hearts, memories, and dreams.” This quote means that their is more to being a firefighter than most people would think. In December of 2010 my house caught on fire, my family made it out safely and today we have rebuild in the same house just bigger and better. I have done a lot of research and have heard a lot about many kinds of fires that my dad has told me about when he was a fire fighter. We are very lucky to have fire fighters in our society to keep us safe and put any kind of…

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    Section 12.2 Section 5

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    requirement is from Chapter 12 where it could be required by the AHJ. Chapter 12 requires small hose connections where required by the AHJ. These are for first-aid fire fighting and overhaul operations and the reference is Section 12.2.1. The exception is for the protection of Class I-IV commodities stored 12 ft or less in height per Section 12.2.2. As such, this applies to…

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    pretty unique bunch on individuals. Throughout your time in the fire service you will experience many different things, and because of these experiences you will develop a whole new set of senses, and look at many aspects of life differently. You will begin to notice over time, that even the slightest things that you now do, point to the fact that you are a firefighter. Here are ten ways to tell that you or somebody you know is a firefighter.…

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    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…

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    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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    of acres are lost in forest fires every year. There are so many horrible effects from fires and most of them affect so many people. Studies have shown that out of all of the different methods to decrease fire damage, prescribed burns are the most effective. Prevention is the key to society these days and is definitely an important factor in saving lives. Reduction of fuels, prevention of vegetative communities, and improvement of wildlife habitat are happening because of controlled burns.…

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    Flashover

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    Fire has been used by humans for at most 1.5 million years, but now everyone either uses or experiences fire in some way. Wood needs a base temperature of 356 ℉ to ignite, but normally there's more to it than that. Most wood has water inside it and fire cannot burn with water, so a fire will heat the wood to a temperature of 212℉, so that the water inside the wood boils and escapes as steam (Synonym ). As wood dries, at 572℉ it begins to release combustible gases that ignite when they…

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    Once the oil was poured in, flames and sparks danced in the night sky, like a vortex of fire. I could hear wind whistling, the leaves rustling, flames flickering everywhere, and then, to myself, quietly humming a bittersweet rhythm. I’d always asked myself this question, if I was one of the elements of air, ground, fire, or water, which one will suit me the most. Everyone would tell me that my personality was like fire, burning and hot-headed, and I had to say, I agree. I’m not afraid of fire. I…

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