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    There is an fairly broad agreement that flashover is reached when the average upper gas temperature in the room exceeds about 1200℉. Flashover is the instance of a fire spreading rapidly across a gap because of intense heat. There are zones of around 1650 ℉ flame temperatures, but wide spatial variations will be seen. The peak value of a fire´s temperature is governed by ventilation and fuel supply characteristics. This value turns out to be around 2200℉, although a typical post-flashover room fire is more common around…

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    Goals and Purpose of Fire Ground Factors The fire ground can have many different factors that dictate how a fire will be fought and how firefighters should fight the fire. The purpose of this training is to build a solid understanding of the 4 main fire ground factors that an Incident Commander, and all firefighters, must evaluate. Overview of Fire Ground Factors Firefighters must understand the different factors involved in complex fire ground situations to have a better appreciation for all…

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    Jeremiah Gorham Mrs. Kemmer Language Arts 3B Period 1 4 February 2015 Black smoke rises high into the sky. The wailing of sirens can be heard throughout the neighborhood. Dozens rushed down the street to the site of the fire. Men and women are pulled from the blaze while many watch in shock. The powerful hoses soon douse the flames. The surrounding crowd applauses and cheers for the heroic few. It was at this moment when I had decided that was what I wanted: to become a firefighter. To help…

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    I want to attend the Ohio Fire Executive Officer class for the opportunity of bettering my education, resources and leadership skills to prepare for the opening of becoming Fire Chief. This class will provide me with exceptional information in relation to the daily operations of being a Fire Chief within a department. In preparation for advancement, I have previously attended Fire Officer I, II, and III. Logically, this class would be the next step to further my education for possible…

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    as well as the contents causing a much hotter fire in return causes the fire to spread quicker that the house built in the mid to late 1900’s(Madrzykowski, 2016). Having the ability to incorporate new tactics for fire suppression. The other topic is the energy efficiency with the homes causing air tight rooms and windows causing oxygen deficiency with a fire breaks out causing a suffocation effect to the fire. The elevated heat caused by the fire can cause structure dexterity in the home…

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    make a quick response time, the fire was currently at the fully developed stage for as long as 40 minutes prior. The situation became upgraded to a “five alarm” (all available equipment and units). A snorkel team then arrived pouring water on the blazing building trying to reduce the extreme temperatures. Not wasting a split second fire fighters on scene began to approach the horrified individuals in one of the classroom through a second floor class room window. Children fighting to survive…

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    wrong-teaching. Although thermal imaging cameras can “see” through some things, it does not “see” through everything. The fire fighter will still have to physically look behind large objects, such as couches, behind shower curtains, under bedding, under water, and behind doors. In the screen, someone who is behind a shower curtain is misinterpreted as only an object that radiates heat but is hardly recognizable as a person. They could easily be looked over or missed. Another downfall of…

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    ---------------------- CHAPTER 2 Literature Review 2.1 Fire Pattern Analysis Flashover makes an entangling factor in the examination and investigation of flame designs and the fire progression that prompt those examples, where the temperature in a room fire ascends so high all through the room that flammable things start to consume, even at floor level and in regions of the room far from the fire's inception. This is the point in the movement of an encased room…

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    Engineering Control

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    will be used when working with any hazardous substance in accordance with product MSDS. Head Protection: CSA/ANSI Standard Hard Hat. Hearing Protection  Hearing protection that is appropriate to the task being done, exposure levels and duration of exposure.  Workers will observe the hearing protection signage at the entrance of work areas on our sites. Respiratory Protection: is task/exposure specific as well as site specific; as required by our Respiratory Protective Equipment Code of…

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    traditional education would help reallocate free time to other responsibilities in the home or workplace. In turn, not allowing the students day to day tasks to fall by the wayside. Thus, improving the quality of one’s life. So now having examined certain issues with 100 percent online or seated learning, what points to blending the two as a solution? To illustrate, having previously worked as an instructor at a fire academy that utilized online resources coupled with the human factor,…

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