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  • In The Firefighter

    When we are little kids we come to learn about firefighters and the generics of their job. They respond in big fire trucks, help rescue cats from trees, and put out fires with water. Little do we really know when we are young what these men and woman have to actually experience. As we get older we get to actually see what firefighters do, we may even see them put out the fires from a distance. But as we watch from a distance, are you able to tell from one firefighter to the next what kind of…

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  • Fire Risk Assessment

    The prevention of fire hazards in the workplace requires the use of two approaches i.e. fire risk assessment and implementation of best practices towards promoting fire safety in the working environment. The use of these approaches should be accompanied with compliance with legal requirements regarding occupational health and safety. The organization should examine state and federal laws regarding occupational health and safety, particularly fire safety and develop and implement policies and…

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  • The Pale Moonlight

    On December 30th, 1903, the worst fatal theater fire in the United States took place. This fire engulfed the Iroquois Theater in Chicago while the play “Let Us Swear by the Pale Moonlight” took place. It was a brand new theater and known to be one of the “finest” built in the country. The brand new theater as well as the play drew a crowd of more than 2,000 people which were mostly women and children. The audience entered the theater hearing that it was known “to be has fireproof as the Titanic…

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  • Home Fire Alarms

    Lives are being lost everyday due to the cost of fires with old fire alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 's) fire department survey, showed that in 2009-2013 fires in homes with no smoke alarms caused an average of 940 deaths per year (38% of home fire deaths). An additional 510 people per year were fatally…

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  • Wildland Fire Mitigation

    multiple ways to fight overgrowth of vegetation; prescribed burning, chemical treatments, and mechanical treatments (San Diego County Wildland Fire Task Force Findings and Recommendations, 2003). According to Keeley, Fotheringham & Moritz (2004), “fire suppression policy has been very effective at excluding fires from these forests” (pg. 27). When fires do break through these measures other mitigation strategies can further…

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  • Research Paper On Chicago Fire

    The Great Fire of Chicago Have you ever thought about how terrifying that nice, warm fire, in your house could actually be? The Chicago Fire was a very tragic event that happened in October of 1871. The Chicago Fire killed up to 300 people and also left around 100,000 people homeless. The fire had took down everything engulfing anything that it had touched. Every Single house, all the streets, and the sidewalks were all made up of wood and the fact that Chicago was super dry did not help at all.…

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  • 1871: The Great Chicago Fire Of 1871

    CHICAGO FIRE OF 1871 Chicago was a booming community with some of the finest and most modern building in the country, 59,500 buildings to be exact. Although some of those building were built from stone or brick and proclaimed fireproof. “Chicago was, in fact, a city of wood… The nearby forests of Michigan and Wisconsin made that material both inexpensive and easily obtainable.” Around two- thirds of Chicago’s building and houses were made of flammable wood. On October 8, 1871 a disastrous fire…

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  • Storm King Mountain Fire: The South Canyon Fire

    The South 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…

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  • Effects Of Payment Woes In The Construction Industry

    Payment woes is refer to the payment problems that often be an issue in construction industry which mainly involves contractors. Frequently, payment woes is a common cause of arguments in the construction industry all over the world. This issue on payment woes is raising problems in construction industry and getting worst. It has reached to the point where may affect construction industry’s reputation. This payment woes issue is related with ethics practices as whether the contractors problem in…

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  • Hunger Games And Lord Of The Flies Analysis

    Everybody faces challenges, but not everybody can handle what life throws their way. In the dystopian worlds of “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins and William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”, both authors explore the lives of young and naïve teenagers, experiencing dangerous worlds that they have never imagined before. In “Lord of the Flies”, a plane crashes into an island with a group of boys that become isolated. Young, ordinary schoolboys must fend for themselves on a desert with no external…

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