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Hello dear community!   I've come here in a quest to at least lay the basis of a future research on the topic of eco-friendly firefighting foams. As you all know the typical types of firefighting foams are AFFF, FFFP, P, S, AR and so on meaning they range from protein based to fluoride and Perfluorooctanesulfonic based ones which are in general… (Show more)
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Can residential appliances like an electric range or wall oven be installed in a resident activity/craft kitchen of a building with a business or assembly occupancy without needing to meet NFPA 96 for Commercial Cooking?
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I'm looking for a digital version of "Electrical Installations in Hazardous Areas" 3rd ed or later; Authors Schram/Beneditti/Earley. I have a hard copy, but with with all the remote work happening it's hard  to share it with my co workers!!
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The SFPE Handbook and various vendors advise that subsurface injection of foam is not recommended for internal, floating roof tanks.  Are there any studies or incidents that support this position? Thanks
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Referring this clause "NFPA 850* Unless consideration of the factors in indicates otherwise, it is recommended that any oil-insulated transformer containing 500 gal (1893 L) or more of oil be separated from adjacent structures by a 2-hour–rated firewall or by spatial separation in accordance with Table Where a firewall is… (Show more)
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In my organization we use side by side off road vehicles(UTVs) for all hazards response coverage during special events at city parks, venues, festivals, concerts, etc., in our urban areas.  We have zero training and or policy on operational practices for UTV operators, passengers, equipment storage.  I am asking what is the current best practices… (Show more)
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Hello, I have been selling and installing Industrial Spray  booths for quite sometime. it has always been that in the event of a fire condition either in  the booth or elsewhere in the building and the fire  alarm is actuated the booth is expected to shut down to prevent the fire from being either spread or fed with air. I believe the concept… (Show more)
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What is the max length the hose can be from the tank to the nozzle? The 120 gallon AST is only used to fuel support vehicle (forklift) at a marina.   Fire Inspector Baker Orleans Fire Department
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I have this suspicion that attaching a snow plow to an aircraft refueler truck is not permitted, especially at a federally funded airport. It just sounds like a bad idea to put something that can create sparks on a vehicle storing 300 gallons of highly volatile aircraft fuel. Nonetheless, the airport management has decided to do so. I am curious… (Show more)
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Hi I have been working in 1 project about conveying system for Sulphur in Sulphonation plant. I have been checking for some information about assessment due to combustible dust / flameable gas due to this work. I am looking from NFPA 655 what things need to be checked to prevent & protect for fire&explosion in handling Sulphur.   So basically… (Show more)
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