Archive for March2015

Using Your Crystal Ball

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Does your size-up typically look beyond the moment you arrive? With a good working fire, this may be an obvious part of a response. But what about for those responses where we arrive and believe there to be no fire? If nothing is burning, is there really anything to size-up? While a good size-up should […]

Duct system fires can pose many challenges

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A fire in ventilation ductwork last week resulted in the evacuation of an automotive manufacturing plant in Michigan. Crews spent nearly two hours isolating the fire within some very large ducts used in the manufacturing process. Ventilation ducts are used in many facilities, whether for dust extraction, material handling, or air quality management. In every […]