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  • The Role Of Realism In 'To Build A Fire'

    Humans can sometimes have a huge struggle with trying to survive in nature. Often times, things do not work out as they are expected to. Realism is the key to anything that actually happens. The story “To Build a Fire,” talks about a man trying to survive the harsh winter weather. Although the man was very alert, “Empty as the man’s mind was of thoughts, he was most observant. He noticed the changes in the creek, the curves and the bends. And always he noted where he placed his feet” (pg. 335).…

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  • Dry Barrel Hydrant Essay

    The fire service has many roles in the community and one of those roles is being a fire inspector. In this scenario, one is the fire inspector for a municipal fire department and a newly planned community if being built. It is the fire inspector duties to ensure that the water supply system is being installed correctly. One will discuss the type of hydrants to be installed, explain why one pick that particular hydrant, state how the hydrants will be tested, and provide spacing requirement…

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  • Essay On Being A Firefighter

    I am a woman. I am a firefighter. Oftentimes it feels like those two statements were never meant to be said together, but I say them proudly. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve had to smile politely or laugh awkwardly when a stranger hurled a cliché in my direction, I’d be quite wealthy. It’s not easy being a firefighter. It’s definitely not easy being a female firefighter; however, being a woman in the fire service is rewarding despite its challenges. Among the challenges, it is my…

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  • Character Analysis Of Montag In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in a conceited dystopian society where any possession of books is illegal? Well, in a dystopian society like Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury, it is a community where firemen have to burn books for a living. People are not allowed to peruse books but only allowed to scan through training manuals for their jobs. When people who are against the government read the books, they will either get arrested and have a death penalty, or they either can…

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  • Chicago Fire Department Incident Analysis

    This paper is going to discuss an incident that 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…

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  • Section 12.2 Section 5

    You asked the following question: “I know that in the past that we installed hose stations in high piled storage warehouses. Where is it referenced in NFPA standards to install inside 1 1/2-inch hose stations?” In response to your question we have reviewed NFPA 13, 2013 edition that you indicated as the applicable standard. Our informal interpretation is that the requirement is from Chapter 12 where it could be required by the AHJ. Chapter 12 requires small hose connections where required by…

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  • Fire Safety Violations

    Fire Inspectors 5 Most Common Violations Building owners and managers have a very tough job to do - from dealing with maintenance, security, tenant issues and government compliance. Always considering fire safety ensures that some very simple, but sometimes overlooked, items are addressed and small problems are alleviated before they turn into big catastrophes. A lack of handling routine maintenance items can end in disaster. The fire at The Station Nightclub in 2003, where 100 people were…

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  • Civic Participation

    Throughout my civic life and government attendance I have learned that support and activism fuel the community live in. Half of the meetings I attended were community member organized meetings and events that were attended by stakeholders from different, diverse aspects of our community. They were all working together to enact and enable change, whether on a small scale such as a local fire department meeting, or larger scaled events such as a the women's march and the march for science, which…

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  • Gas Line Repair Essay

    Gas Line Repair Fort Worth A natural gas emergency always requires a qualified, licensed, professional plumber. Never attempt gas line repair in Fort Worth yourself. If you suspect a gas leak, you should always call 911. A rotten egg, sulfur-like odor is added to natural gas to help people identify gas leaks. When you smell this odor, leave the building, and call 911 immediately once you are a safe distance away. When the emergency is over, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing can repair the problem, and…

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  • Firefighter Personal Statement

    Personal Statement My professional goal is to become a Firefighter. Achieving this profession, I want to show that I can serve everyone who looked up to me because I think that will make me a true firefighter. I will try my best to reach my goal because I too want to serve our nation. If I earn my diploma at Honoka’a High & Intermediate School, I would go to college, graduate from college and I would join the Firefighter Department. My other goal is to attend four years at the University of…

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