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Online Firefighter Exams
1,743 questions taken from the 38 chapters in Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills (3rd Edition).   In all, we’ve got 96 online exams.  Persons interested can receive the entire collection in MS Word and Adobe PDF format for a small donation to the U. S. Mine Rescue Association.  See more.

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Smoke Alarms: Why, Where, and Which
This document is not intended to be all inclusive, but it is intended to inform the reader about some of the safety aspects and importance of having and maintaining working smoke alarms.

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Smoke Alarms Can Save Your Life
Brochure about the use and benefits of smoke alarms from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Aluminum Regulator Fire Injures One Fire Fighter - Nevada
On January 25, 1999, a male fire fighter (victim) received first- and second-degree burns when an aluminum oxygen regulator caught fire.  The victim was performing a weekly equipment inspection on the engine to which he was assigned.

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Safety Alert - Fire Extinguisher
A fatal injury occurred in Indonesia resulting from the operation of a gas cartridge type dry chemical powder filled fire extinguisher.  Upon activating the fire extinguisher, the bottom of the extinguisher body failed.

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Cooking Fires
Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  Cooking was the cause of 36% of all structure fires in 2002.

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Fire Safety in Hotels and Boarding Houses
The guide also provides advice on fire precautions which, even if not required by law, it would be prudent for the management to take in order to reduce the risk of fire and to ensure that both staff and guests are protected if a fire occurs.

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Planning for Hotel Fire Safety
Hotel employees should do everything possible to educate guests about emergency exits, smoking procedures, and the location of fire extinguishers, and alarms.

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A Guide to Hotel Fire Safety
The possibility that guests might find themselves threatened by fire is extremely remote, but knowing the simple series of procedures outlined on this page is a good idea.

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Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions
A number of recent fires have been attributed to e-cigarettes, causing concern within the fire service community.  In response, a review of incidents involving e-cigarettes hwas initiated.

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Winter Fires - Home Safety Tips
Provides fire prevention safety tips for those using alternative fuel sources and utilities to heat their homes.

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Electrical Fire Safety
An estimated 28,300 residential building electrical fires occur annually and cause 360 civilian deaths, 1,000 civilian injuries, and $995 million in direct loss according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).

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Score a TD over mine fires
Fires at underground belt drives (UBD) and battery charging stations (BCS) can be defeated with a “TD”, that is good Training and proper Design.  Proper design of fire suppression systems (FSS) and noncombustible structures.
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Diesel Engine - Turbocharger Fires
Diesel engine turbochargers are increasingly acting as ignition sources for fires at surface coal mines.

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