Active fire protection
Active Fire Protection (AFP) is an integral part of fire protection. AFP is characterised by items and/or systems, which require a certain amount of motion and response in order to work, contrary to p...
Active fire protection - Wikipedia
This is a firefighting shotgun.
This is a firefighting shotgun.
1 Injured In Pool Deck Fire At Cosmopolitan Hotel In Las Vegas
One person was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in the pool area at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Saturday afternoon. The fire was reported around 12:15 p.m. at the Bamboo Pool...
Badass of the Week: Jack Pritchard
One of the most decorated firefighters in FDNY history. Standing all of five foot five and weighing in at a little over a hundred and fifty pounds, John J. Pritchard joined the Department in 1970 and ...
U.S. Navy unveils robotic firefighter
The U.S. Navy is looking at technology to help it battle shipboard fires, using fire-resistant robots to enter the smoky holds of fire-stricken warships.
Fire extinguisher - Video
A fire extinguisher is an absolute necessity in any home or office. While there's a good chance that the extinguisher will sit on the wall for years, collect...
Wildfire suppression
Wildfire suppression refers to the firefighting tactics used to suppress wildfires. Firefighting efforts in wildland areas require different techniques, equipment, and training from the more familiar ...
Wildfire suppression - Wikipedia
Firefighting
Firefighting is the act of extinguishing fires. A firefighter suppresses and extinguishes fires to prevent loss of life, and/or destruction of property and the environment. Firefighters may provide ma...
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Water flow test
A water flow test is a way to measure the water supply available at a building site, usually for the purposes of installing a water based fire protection system (fire sprinkler system).The most common...
Wetdown
A wetdown is a ritual celebrated by many volunteer fire departments in the United States in which squads of firefighters from neighboring towns ritualistically commission a new fire apparatus by anoin...
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Edwards (company)
Edwards is a multinational corporation owned by United Technologies Corporation that specializes in fire protection, signaling, and communication systems. Edwards's brands include EST, Vigilant, Dukan...
Edwards (company) - Wikipedia
Fire pump
A fire pump is a part of a fire sprinkler system's water supply and can be powered by electric, diesel or steam. The pump intake is either connected to the public underground water supply piping, or ...
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Smoke detector
A smoke detector is a device that senses smoke, typically as an indicator of fire. Commercial and residential security devices issue a signal to a fire alarm control panel as part of a fire alarm syst...
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Victaulic
Victaulic is a developer and producer of mechanical pipe joining systems and is the originator of the grooved pipe couplings joining system. Victaulic is a global company with 15 major manufacturing f...
Victaulic - Wikipedia
Fire sprinkler system
A fire sprinkler system is an active fire protection measure, consisting of a water supply system, providing adequate pressure and flowrate to a water distribution piping system, onto which fire sprin...
Fire sprinkler system - Wikipedia
Siamese connection
A Siamese connection or splitter in fire protection engineering is a pipe fitting that allows two or more fire hoses to be connected to a single standpipe riser at the same general location.It is so-c...
Siamese connection - Wikipedia
Multiple-alarm fire
One-alarm, two-alarm, three-alarm fires, or higher, are categories of fires indicating the level of response by local authorities, with an elevated number of alarms indicating increased commitment of ...
WRF-Fire
WRF-SFIRE is a coupled atmosphere-wildfire model, which combines the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) with a fire spread model, implemented by the level set method. A version from 2010is r...
Gaseous fire suppression
Gaseous fire suppression is a term to describe the use of inert gases and chemical agents to extinguish a fire. Also called Clean Agent Fire Suppression. These Agents are governed by the NFPA Standard...
Gaseous fire suppression - Wikipedia
Thermal lag
"'Thermal lag'" describes a body's thermal mass with respect to time. A body with high thermal mass (high heat capacity and low conductivity) will have a large thermal lag.α = Thermal diffusivity (m/...
Steamexfire
The Steamexfire is a high flow inert gas generator (IGG)
The Steamexfire is driven by a jet engine, in which air is compressed into a combustion chamber where fuel (kerosene) is injected. The flam...
Steamexfire - Wikipedia
Control and indicating equipment
Control and indicating equipment is equipment for receiving, processing, controlling, indicating and initiating the onward transmission of information as used in fire alarm systems.The fire detection ...
Vehicle fire suppression system
A vehicle fire suppression system is a fire suppression system installed on any type of vehicle. They are especially prevalent in the mobile heavy equipment segment. These systems are designed to pr...
Gorniczy Agregat Gasniczy
The Górniczy Agregat Gaśniczy (GAG) is a jet engine inertisation unit developed for use in mines, controlling and suppressing coal seam fires and neutralising firedamp situations. The unit was design...