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How fire sprinklers work

This is a short animation describing and showing how fire sprinklers operate.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
Date Added: Jan 13, 2011 Date Modified: Jul 09, 2012
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How many smoke detectors do I need?

A home should have a smoke alarm on every level, and each bedroom should have a smoke alarm that is close enough to wake... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Warren Lee, Rendered Communications
Date Added: Apr 21, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 21, 2011
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Likelihood of Being Trapped in a Building Collapse

Numerous recent disasters, in several parts of the world, should alert us to the fact that people are going to be trapped... see more
Material Type: Collection
Author: Paul Grant
Date Added: Mar 15, 2010 Date Modified: Jul 22, 2012
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Multimedia Dwelling Sprinkler Protection

 The late Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach once was quoted as saying, "It’s not what you tell... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: National Fire Academy
Date Added: Mar 14, 2007 Date Modified: Mar 14, 2007
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Rhoades Opera house fire -Boyertown PA

One of the largest loss of life fires ever to occur in the U.S. happened in 1908 at the Rhodes Opera House in Boyertown, PA... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: WFMZ-TV News
Date Added: Feb 10, 2009 Date Modified: Feb 18, 2010
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Spontaneous Ignition

"Spontaneous ignition is a possible cause of unwanted fire. It is a complex phenomenon of combustible material ignited... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: K. Sumi, Y. Tsuchiya
Date Added: Mar 15, 2007 Date Modified: Aug 13, 2013
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The American Experience Triangle Fire

״It was the dedliest workplace fire in New York's History.״  This PBS video chronicles the deadly fire that changed fire... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: American Experience
Date Added: Mar 03, 2011 Date Modified: Mar 03, 2011
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What is a fire resistance rating?

The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: George M. Kutcher, Jr., CDT, CSI
Date Added: Aug 30, 2013 Date Modified: Aug 30, 2013
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