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  • Flashover

    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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  • Argumentative Essay About Fire Safety

    believe what 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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  • Wildfire Environment

    Wildfires are a dangerous threat, and these uncontrolled fires can become highly destructive if not prepared for. Wildfires can not only harm the environment, but can also harm us if they is not dealt with and spreads to human communities. Because of this, it is the job of firefighters to expunge wildfires before they become more destructive than they already are. However, simply expunging a wildfire after it starts isn't the best option to prevent them, since it leaves fuels (leaf litter and…

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  • Personal Narrative: Moving Into A New House

    sight was like something out of a movie; there were at least three fire trucks, two police cars, and people everywhere you glanced. We joined the fire chief to discover what happened and to evaluate the damage. They kept questioning us over and over. I got the sense that they thought that one of us was responsible for leaving the bathroom exhaust fan on that day. I was proud of the strength that my mom showed, as she told the fire chief that she was one hundred percent certain that that was…

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  • Wildfires Research Paper

    west of the United States. Wildfires are a event in which a fire is spread over a forest or brush. In some cases these can be tiny little fires, therefore; easy to put out. But when most people think of Wildfires they think of the giant fires out west, the fires that are on the news and can be burning for several days in a row. A fire that broke out in 2013 in the Arizona area was able to be seen on google maps satellite footage. These fires are nothing to joke around about, and should be…

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  • Plaintiff Log Case Study

    72 Haw. 191, 811 P.2d 821 (1991). In Pang, Michael Thomas and other fire fighters responded to an alarm at the early hours of morning on January 6, 1986. Pang, 72 Haw. 191 at 811. This burning building owned by Pang was in the process of being demolished at the time the fire had occurred. They went to put out the fire at 425 North King Street, in downtown Honolulu. Pang, 72 Haw. 191 at 811. While they were extinguishing the fire, a portion of the burning building collapsed on Thomas and caused…

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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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  • 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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