We all know that the smoke alarm is very beneficial if it functions properly. I prefer to test my smoke alarm at least once a month by the local electricians in Bala Cynwyd PA (www.dndenergy.com), where they have done it by pressing the test button and ensuring that the alarm beeps properly.
Has anyone come across this in a fire investigation: LONDONDERRY — Officials say a refrigerator is the likely source of a two-alarm garage fire Tuesday evening in Londonderry. Crews arrived around 5:36 p.m. at 19 Chandler Drive to find a fully involved structure fire in a standalone garage, but the flames had not yet reached the main…(Show moreShow less)
Aren't most of the typical refrigerants used in consumer applications inert fluorinated and chlorinated compounds designed to be stable against polymerization? Perhaps the lubricant in the lines leaked out? This upcoming webinar might be helpful though. NFPA webinars - Evaluation of Fire Hazard of ASHRAE Class A3 Flammable Refrigerants
NFPA 1901 Section 8.9.4 is pretty much all about aerial apparatus with fire pumps. It continues on in 126.96.36.199 to state, "If the supply hose carried has other than 2 1/2 in. NH threads... [etc requirement etc].... the thing is, nowhere in the code can I find that it actually states or lists supply hose as required equipment (nor specifications for…(Show moreShow less)
Hey, are you interested in learning about how the 2019 edition of NFPA 1917, Standard for Automotive Ambulances, addresses the issue of ambulance remounts as well as how they addressed in other documents relating to ambulances? If you are then please join me as I am participating in a panel discussion as part of a webinar that is being hosted by…(Show moreShow less)
Recently, our fire prevention division identified a dry barrel type fire hydrant fed by a 6" main: t-off from the incoming water service. There are multiple 90 deg angles and a piping length of approximately 250 ft. The entire hydrant feed line is installed in an underground parking garage anchored to the ceiling. Testing of the hydrant did not…(Show moreShow less)
In addition to fire helmet retirement due to damage, NFPA 1851 2014 Edition, specifies that the fire helmet be retired 10 years after date of manufacture. The Cairns Fire Helmet Tracking Form should be used to maintain your helmet’s age and repair records. Your helmet must be retired when 10 years of age is reached. If parts have been replaced…
I am a Ph.D. student and also a Lieutenant on Engine 1 with McAllen Fire Department in McAllen, TX. This information is needed for a study that I will be conducting. Thank you for your help in this matter. Sincerely, Lucas A. Garcia
Berkeley County, South Carolina Most rapidly developing (fastest population growth) in the State of S.C. 17th most rapidly developing in the nation. Combination career/volunteer fire protection departments who operate as independent contractors for the county. Population; 201,550 as of January 1, 2018 1,200 Sq. Miles Urban, Suburban and…
Is there any way to pass or to be a certified NFPA 1001 directly from NFPA? Because I have seen few firefighting job advertisements in which it was mentioned that, applicants should must have NFPA 1001 qualification. Kindly guide me!
Here in the US, it seems most states or other training authorities adopt fire training curriculum that meet the requirements of NFPA 1001. These entities are the certifying agents for their areas. The issue we see is not all entities reciprocate with each other, thus a firefighter certified to the NFPA 1001 level in Maine may have to re-take or…