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  • Devin And Truffle-Personal Narrative

    though Peshtigo rarely had any fire that needed putting out. They just let most fires die out due to the lack of water. This caused him and his best friend, a dog named Truffle, to play a lot of training games. Devin would have Truffle run around fetching logs as fast as he can. Truffle wasn’t a normal dog, he was a huge dog; he was 5 feet bigger then Devin, when on four legs. Nobody knew how Devin was able to tame…

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  • Essay On Arson

    Tasmania is above average in fires per year compared with all of the other states in Australia (Australian Bureau of Meteorology, 2015). Tightening the laws around Arson, will most definitely guarantee Tasmania to become more safe, harmonious and more equitable. Overview Arson is a growing crime in Tasmania which is often committed for things such as insurance fraud, Revenge, use of fire to attempt to conceal another crime and also pyromania (an obsessive…

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  • Gi Harmon Factory Fire Case Study

    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 William Beers, the…

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  • Chicago Fire Department Incident Analysis

    was 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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  • Jazz Field Trip Essay

    finally use the fire extinguisher and other equipment that we have been learning about in class. It was everything I expected and more going into the exercise I was confident and excited to display the techniques I learned first-hand during the simulation, it gave me great insight of how to conduct myself with confidence and professionalism within the situation of a fire on board the aircraft. Identify and describe specifically how you operated the fire extinguisher. After noticing the fire,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Propane Grill

    As the days get warmer and longer, the back yard once again becomes a place of enjoyment for both kids and adults. However, before the recreation and social get-togethers begin, make sure that your backyard is safe. Here are four common back yard hazards to look for and fix: Propane Grilling Dangers A propane grill has a tank containing a compressed flammable gas used to fuel a burner. Such a device should be safe unless the tank is damaged or is improperly used. Inspect the tank and its…

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  • Therefor Fire Investigation

    main priority for fire fighters. They may have to damage parts of the scene to save or protect lives. The majority of the evidence get destroyed or lost from the activities done by fire service. That result in the spoliation, contamination, removal, loss, unnecessary movement of physical evidence, complication of the scene and detraction of the evidence validity. Therefor it becomes harder for fire investigators to figure and conduct testing on what was responsible for the fire. (David J. Icove…

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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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  • Firefighter Arsonist Essay

    by people all over the world. Best known for putting out fires, running into a burning buildings and saving lives in various forms of distress. Heroes of life safety and property conservation, firefighters are global icons, and uphold a community image being good and trustworthy. One unfortunate aspect of the fire service generally unheard in the public eye is that of a firefighter arsonist. This long-standing problem that impacts fire departments and communities across the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Thermal Imaging Cameras

    Joseph Gore Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC) in the Fire Service The fire service, as we know it today, has come a long way since its beginning. It began in 24 BC in Rome. One of the first technologies used were a line of men and a few buckets of water, which were used to extinguish the fire. Another of the first technologies was an axe that was used to create holes that would allow heat and smoke to escape from the structure. Compared to the ancient times, today’s technologies have improved…

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