Chapter 12. Fire Service Manual Suppression

  1. Robert W. Fitzgerald

Published Online: 19 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470863285.ch12

Building Fire Performance Analysis

Building Fire Performance Analysis

How to Cite

Fitzgerald, R. W. (2004) Fire Service Manual Suppression, in Building Fire Performance Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470863285.ch12

Author Information

  1. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863268

Online ISBN: 9780470863282

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Keywords:

  • building fire;
  • building design and construction;
  • alert point;
  • agent application point (MA);
  • critical fire size;
  • Callery method;
  • local fire department suppression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of the M curve analysis

  • First steps

  • Fire department response

  • Types of fire department

  • Fire companies

  • Alarm handling

  • Turnout procedures

  • Travel time

  • Setup time

  • Fire ground operations

  • Finding the fire

  • Establishing supply water

  • Initial fire suppression considerations

  • Critical fire size

  • Interior fire attack

  • Callery method

  • Concepts in fire extinguishment

  • M curve construction procedure

  • Level 2 analysis

  • M curve construction

  • Building fire brigades

  • Level 3 analysis

  • Level 1 analysis

  • Summary

  • References