Fire Essays

Planning a Field Trip

Before planning a field trip, I considered the theme we were currently engaging. Then I decided on taking a trip to the Fire Station because we were talking about fire safety. Earlier in the week, we had a fire drill and talked about things we should do in case of a real fire. First I did a little research by contacting the fire station to see if there would be a fee, check group size limit, and ages allowed. Then…

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The Roles of Agencies That Could Be Involved in a Fire Investigation

There are multiple agencies that can work with fire investigators. Each of these can either help with preservation of life, collection of evidence and finding the cause of the fire as well as helping fix any damage made and try to prevent it. Each of the agencies that will be mentioned help out with these. Police The police are usually the first people on the scene other than the fire services, depending on how long it will take for the…

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Firestick Farming

What is Fire stick farming? Fire stick farming is the traditional way Aboriginal people looked after the land and created fire breaks to ensure large destructive summer fires were not a threat. Communication Fire was a form of communication. When water supplies were running low one of the men would travel to where they knew the next source of water would be. On his way there he would take a fire stick and burn small patches of grass as he…

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Fire Safety

Fire safety has become the simplest way to save us from fire. Also, fire safety belongs to the precautions which are taken to prevent or reduce the probability of a fire which may result in damage, injury, and death. Fire safety is the most important component of building safety. Not only is fire safety the most important component of building safety, but it is also the most important component of ships, and airplanes safety. Fire safety keeps people safe. If…

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Juvenile Fire Setting

Findings indicate that of all victims of fires set by a child; about thirty four percent of the victims are children themselves. The leading cause of death in residential fires in the United States has been found to be playing with fire. Children are often engaged in games that involve playing with fire. These games are normally played in the bedroom where many things can easily catch fire. Older children on the other hand play with fire outside the home….

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Fire and Rescue Leadership

The rapid and dynamic environment in which fire safety and rescue services operate require transformational leadership which can manage subsequent pressures in organizations. Leadership is important in directing workers in any organization towards achieving organizational objectives. The rapid changes that take place during a fire emergency can only be properly managed through flexible working patterns and communication tools (Crosby, 2007 P. 10). Organizational leadership is generally responsible for designing vision and communicating values that are consistent with the mission of…

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Fire Heater Fires in Residential Buildings

In the article, Fire Heater Fires in Residential Buildings, presented an amazing and interesting set of findings in which portable fire heaters is a contributor to over three thousand eight hundred (3800) residential fires per year. As the finding reveals it is a result of people placing their portable heaters beside combustible items such as sofas, curtains any item that is flammable. Although this is only 2% of the total number of fires cause but it is responsible for 25%…

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Natural Hazards – Bushfires

A natural hazard is a natural event that has a significantly negative effect on people or the environment. Many natural hazards are related. For example drought can lead to famine and earthquakes can form tsunamis and landslides. Australia’s most common natural hazards are storms, cyclones, floods, droughts, heatwaves and bushfires. Natural Hazards have a major impact on Australian communities including loss of life, property damage, environmental destruction, and a loss of money due to disaster relief. There are two types…

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Vesta, the Roman Goddess of Heart and Fire

Vesta is the Goddess of Heart and Fire. Being one of the most popular gods/goddesses of Ancient Rome, she symbolizes “the continuity of the life of the State” (Johnston, par. 488). Being a people of deep religious feeling (Hamilton 45), the ancient Romans embraced gods and goddesses like Vesta into their everyday lives, as they gained in statute and dignity before the eyes of gods and men. Every ancient Roman family has the personification of Vesta in their home, as…

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Robert Frost_ Fire and Ice

1. Robert Frost poem. 2. Robert frost title describing two extremes. a. fire symbol b. Ice symbol. 3. Desire and fire a quick way of destruction. a. desire as a great feeling in the beginning. b. desire is a hard to tell feeling. c. Frost trying Desire. 4. Cold and ice is a slow killer. 5. Many faces for destruction. a. How desire is represented in real world. b. How ice demonstrates. 6. Solution is keeping temperature moderate. Poem analysis…

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Incendiary Fire Analysis and Investigation

The significance of the damages and losses brought by fire incidents is beyond any expression of human measurement, thus, the fire responders and investigators are always tasked with challenging accountability that begins from the incidence response to the cause investigation. The fire needs to be extinguish, not only to prevent further damages to the property and protect the victims’ lives, but also to protect the integrity of the evidences that will be use to understand the root cause of the…

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Fire Attack_ Offensive Vs. Defensive

Structural firefighting can be very dangerous and can put the lives of firefighters in situations were their decision can end up being very detrimental. History has proven when the wrong choices were made, and lives and properties were lost. From past structural events the choice of choosing the wrong attack could end up being in the papers and going to funerals for firefighters. That’s why choosing the correct fire tactic is so important. Offensive versus defensive tactics need to be…

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