• Fire Service Technology Overload?

    www.nbworldfire.com Everywhere you look today, there is new technology popping up.  That really nice state of the art GPS unit you got for your car a couple years back is probably wrapped up inside its power cord and stuffed in the glove box of your car.  When we all bought those GPS units, we we...
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  • Fireplace Safety

    www.nbworldfire.com One of the nicest things about the fall and winter is using the fireplace.  There aren’t many people that use the fireplace more than me.  As nice as a fireplace is, there are some things that you need to keep in mind when you purposely set a fire in your living room. Before w...
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  • Who Wants to Be a Firefighter?

    https://www.nbworldfire.com/fire-hydrant-valves/ During my career I have met a lot of people that want to become a firefighter.  Some ask for advice, and some just think they will get the job whenever they want.  I’m not sure why they think they can just announce they are ready to get hired, but ...
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  •   Sprinkler system is the most widely used fire protection system, It alone helps to put out 96% of the fires. You must have a fire sprinkler system solution to protect your commercial, residential, industrial buildings. That will help to save life, property, and minimize business downtime. ...
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  • Ready stocks of lanidng valve

    Our thoughts are with you and your families during these uncertain times. We truly value the importance of coming together to protect our global community in times of great need. We want to do all we can to keep our customers, employees and local communities safe. Our corporate staff is now work...
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  • Dover Chemical Corp. plant was damaged by fire on Thursday night

    Six fire departments in Dover extinguished a fire in a fire on Thursday night and Friday morning, which damaged a building at the Dover Chemical Company plant. According to Ohio Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson Anthony Chenault, there appears to be no off-site environmental impact. “A...
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  • How to choose the best type of fire extinguisher

    The first fire extinguisher was patented by chemist Ambrose Godfrey in 1723. Since then, many types of extinguishers have been invented, altered and developed. But one thing remains the same no matter the era — four elements must be present for a fire to exist. These elements include oxygen, heat...
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  • How safe is firefighting foam?

    Firefighters use aqueous Film-forming foam (AFFF) to help extinguish difficult-to-fight fires, particularly fires that involve petroleum or other flammable liquids ‚ known as Class B fires. However, not all firefighting foams are classified as AFFF. Some AFFF formulations contain a class of chemi...
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  • 4 ways to tap the potential of data and use it to improve community health and safety

     Back when Bill Gardner joined the fire service in then-rural Texas, he came wanting to make a positive difference. Today, as a retired career fire chief, volunteer firefighter and senior director of fire products for ESO, he sees those aspirations in today’s up-and-coming generation, too. In add...
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