• NTSB Final Report on Scuba Boat Fire (2 Sept.'19)

    Very interesting and comprehensive report on the Conception Scuba Boat fire on 2 Sept. '19.  34 persons died in this fire.  The fire, as with all fires,was totally preventable. PDF copy of report is attached...
    created by tvanhooser
  • Question regarding inspection of portable fire extinguisher

    Hi All, Hope you are doing well. My name is Kamil Lagiewka and I am working as 2nd Officer, in possession of Chief Officer’s license,  with experience on LNG and LPG vessels. I was involved in man...
    created by kamil.lagiewka
  • Needing some book research help

    Hi, everyone;   I'm in the beginning stages of planning another book tentatively titled "Fire Departments and Communities." The topic will cover how fire departments perceive and respond to risks across communit...
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    Hey guys,      Im currently designing the performance venue for the new rams stadium and i have come across a rather gray and difficult area of the code. Has anyone ever designed a system which include...
    last modified by tuckergarrett89
  • In-rack sprinklers for high storages

    Hello, I can not find in NFPA 13 standard how should storages of the height of about 100ft be protected? Racks are dimensions of 5ft 5inches x 5ft 5 inches in the base and the same 5ft 5inches height. It is a big...
    created by nikolanmiletic
  • Community Outreach in Difficult Times

    Hello everyone! During this COVID-19 times, my Fire Department is participating in Birthday Party Drive-By's. In normal times, in the summer we typically do Block Parties as a way to reach and connect to the community...
    last modified by mepp
  • Utilizing VR for Fire Safety Education

    Has anyone used VR programs to educate the public in fire safety?  I know they are using if for fire fighting training as well as companies using them for safety training.  We are acquiring a building and we...
    last modified by crise40g
  • Seniors Prevention Talks

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    Recently I had a information table at a Senior Citizen's Fair in my Municipality. I did some research prior to and the number one thing Seniors fear the most is losing their mobility. Being involved in a fire did not ...
    last modified by d_rydall
  • Fire Prevention Jeopardy

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    Here is a Jeopardy game for your classroom visits.  The game must be in the PRESENT mode for it to work. Many classrooms have projection technology such as a SmartBoard.      https://docs.google.c...
    last modified by willettslinda
  • Getting My Ducks In a Row: The Importance of Professional Connections

    Last week, my teenage son came to me and said, “Yo, Mom. Can we get some baby ducks?” No joke. He really said “Yo, Mom.” (Cue the eye roll.) And he really asked for ducks. (Cue the eyebrow lift...
    created by kbreed
  • Fall Prevention for Family, Friends, & Caregivers

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    I have found that adult children supporting their aging parents are very receptive to interventions, yet are often unaware of resources available. Many are helping their folks while at the same time still parenting th...
    last modified by willettslinda
  • Looking for Grade 5/6 Risk Watch Injury Prevention CD

    Good afternoon,  I am a F&LSE for Sugar Creek Twp. Fire Department.  We still utilize the Risk Watch Curricullum in our area.    I am looking for a copy of the disk that belongs to the N...
    created by bgulley
  • Is a Fire wall required at the end of a corridor that has a daily use classroom on rhe other side?

    New daycare construction Fire Code 101 chapter 16
    last modified by storybookcottagedaycare
  • Stop, Drop and Roll still taught?

    Do some of you still teach stop, drop and roll in the elementary grades?  We don't teach it anymore, but are being required to state our references as to why we do or don't teach that as well as other f...
    last modified by lcorey
  • Horizontal Sidewall Quick Response - Deflector to Ceiling distance

    ,Hello  I'm looking for this type of sprinkler that authorised for  12  to 18 .inches deflector to ceiling distance ?Any thoughts   thank you
    last modified by a.y.grin
  • Looking For A Specific Standard Operating Guideline/Standard Operating Procedure...

    Good Day All!   My Department has purchased an inflatable fire safety house, and has tasked me with writing a Standard Operating Guideline/Standard Operating Procedure.  I'm trying not to re-invent the...
    last modified by jonathan.hans
  • Sprinkler Pressure

    Hi   What is the maximum pressure a Sprinkler (upright or pendant) can hold / withstand?   I know that the max working pressure is 12 bar.   Is it advisable to do pressure test in pipelines up to 16 ...
    last modified by josephjojoadoor
  • How are you improving your fire and life safety messaging?

    Are we effective? As a 32 year fire and life safety educator, I confess that I've seen trends come and go -- and that I've seen educators attempt to enhance their messaging in a tremendous number of ways. I confess th...
    last modified by richard.palmer
  • PAVA System

    What is the standard /Guidelines to be followed for PAVA system application? Is there any training / books recommended for the PAVA system design and installation. pava NFPA EN50849 en60849
    last modified by ashok85in2003
  • NFPA 2112 v/s UNE 11611 or 11612

    Hi! I was wondering if it's possible to establish a parallel between NFPA 2112 and UNE 11611 or 11612 in terms of X cal/cm2 equals level 1, 2 or 3 of A, B, C and D..... I'm aware that they apply diiferent types of te...
    last modified by andrea.rojo@treck.cl