Investigating the fireground by Calvin C. Phillipps

By Calvin C. Phillipps

This moment version provide you with extra perception with regards to fireground research, taking you thru a number of the techniques worthwhile for reconstructing the occasions that ended in the hearth. incorporated are discussions on the topic of fireplace habit, warmth assets, inside and external facts, documentation, and reporting methods, in addition to new case experiences

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18. What is a BLEVE? 19. What two clues should the investigator look for when examining the site of an explosion? 20. What is vapor density? 2 1. What is specific gravity? 22. What is the difference between UEL and LEL? Factors That Influence Fire Behavior Fire behavior was discussed in general terms in the preceding chapter. This chapter focuses on the factors that will affect the manncr in which the fire bums. I'he fire investigator must develop an understanding of how particular structural features, contents, and firefighting tactics affect the path the fire takes as it spreads through the fire structurc.

One home may contain an abundance of rugs and overstuffed furniture; another may have almost all glass, chrome, and wood-paneled walls. Basically, though, residential fire loads do not vary greatly, especially in dwellings of nearly equal size. The fire investigator should determine the type of furniturc and its fire rating. A high fire rating implies that the furniture will bum very rapidly, producing high heat. Some inexpensive furniture is not much more than l l i s y wood and wood products glued together and covered with a plastic finish.

As thc investigator made his way to the center of the buildiiig, he encountered structural weakness and some flame and heat damage. The stairwell at the cenkr of the building was too weak to uw to the second floor, so the fire chief had a ground ladder positioned so the investigator could climb to the second floor. Much of the north end of the second fldor and the roof in this area had been severely damaged by flames. The apartments on the north end of the second floor were severely damaged by heat and flames.

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