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Subject: Speed caused fire truck crash; 7 steps to beat wind-driven fire
Date: Wed May 14 19:49:10 MDT 2014
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7 steps to beat wind-driven fire
Mayday RIT training: Lesson 2
May 14, 2014
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N.H. home explodes after cop is fatally shot Report: Speed caused N.C. fire truck crash D.C. Fire: FF showed no concern for dying man
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Building Construction
7 steps to beat wind-driven fire
By Gary Bowker, FR1 Columnist
What may seem a slight breeze can dramatically alter fire behavior within a structure, and the safety of those inside. Here are seven steps to help you better manage the wind-driven structure fire threat. Control and coordination
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Mayday RIT training: Lesson 2
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Raw video and radio traffic: House fire in NY
Fire crews made for an interior push, but low water pressure forced them out.
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