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  • Film Forming Fluoroprotein Foam (FFFP)

    Foam concentrate that is based on fluoroprotein foam technology with aqueous film forming foam capabilities.

  • Finished Foam

    Completed product after the foam solution reaches the nozzle and air is introduced into the solution (aeration).

  • Fire alarm control panel

    System for receiving and announcing location of fire based upon input from smoke, flame or heat detectors, or manual call points or pull stations.

  • Fire Alarm Control Unit

    System component that receives input from automatic and manual fire alarm devices and may provide power to detection devices or communication devices

  • Fire Alarm Control Unit

    System component that receives input from automatic and manual fire alarm devices and may provide power to detection devices or communication devices

  • Fire Alarm System

    (1) System of alerting devices that takes a signal from fire detection or extinguishing equipment and alerts building occupants or proper authorities of a fire condition

  • Fire Alarm System

    (1) System of alerting devices that takes a signal from fire detection or extinguishing equipment and alerts building occupants or proper authorities of a fire condition (2) System used to dispatch fire and emergency services personnel and apparatus to emergency Read on! →

  • Fire Apparatus

    Any fire department emergency vehicle used in fire suppression or other emergency situation.

  • Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator

    Firefighter who is charged with the responsibility of operating fire apparatus to, during, and from the scene of a fire operation or any other time the apparatus is in use. Also responsible for routine maintenance of the apparatus and any Read on! →

  • Fire axe

    There are two main types of axes used in firefighting, a flathead axe, which has a single wedge for cutting into objects, and a pickhead axe, which has a cutting wedge on one side and a pointed pick on the Read on! →

  • Fire barn

    Another term for Fire station. Originally it referred to a stable which housed horses and the fire apparatus which they hauled. Although it may be colloquially employed to describe any such structure, the term is now most commonly used in Read on! →

  • Fire behavior

    The manner in which a fire reacts to the influences of fuel, weather, and topography.

  • Fire bike or firefighting motorcycle

    A motorcycle that is equipped to fight fires or used as support. Commonly used in Japan.

  • Fire Boat

    Boat that carries large fire pumps and is capable of supplying boat-mounted master streams or water supply hoselines to land-based fire fighting apparatus.

  • Fire Break

    Especially in hilly or mountainous areas, roads or paths cut through brush with a tractor, bulldozer or other construction equipment. The purpose of these is to have an area with no brush, and thus, no fuel, so that a fire Read on! →

  • Fire camp

    Temporary camp established at large fires to provide food, rest, and other necessities to fire crews.

  • Fire code (Fire safety code)

    regulations for fire prevention and safety involving flammables, explosives and other dangerous operations and occupancies.

  • Fire complex

    (U.S. Complex fire) Area of fires – many of the areas have multiple fires with multiple fronts.

  • Fire cycle

    Fire danger

  • Fire Damper

    Device installed in air ducts that penetrate fire-resistant-rated vertical or horizontal assemblies; prohibits the transfer of heat or flames through the ducts at the point where the duct passes through the assembly

  • Fire Damper

    Device installed in air ducts that penetrate fire-resistant-rated vertical or horizontal assemblies; prohibits the transfer of heat or flames through the ducts at the point where the duct passes through the assembly

  • Fire Dampers

    This device is fixed in the ducts of the Central Air Conditioning System to restrict the Fire From one room to another. This device can be operated manually and/or Automatically i.e activated by Fire Alarm System or some other thermal Read on! →

  • Fire Department Connection

    inlet appliance that has two or more 2 1/2 inch connections or one large-diameter connection through which fire apparatus can boost the pressure or amount of water flowing through a sprinkler or standpipe system

  • Fire Department Connection

    inlet appliance that has two or more 2 1/2 inch connections or one large-diameter connection through which fire apparatus can boost the pressure or amount of water flowing through a sprinkler or standpipe system

  • Fire Department Connection (FDC)

    Point at which the fire department can connect into a sprinkler or standpipe system to boost the water flow in the system. Consists of a clappered siamese with two or more 2 1/2 inch intakes or one large-diameter intake.

  • Fire department keys

    Special keys provided to firefighters to access a Knox Box or other lockbox, located on some commercial buildings, containing additional keys required for entry or other safety features.

  • Fire Department Pumper

    Piece of fire apparatus having a permanently mounted fire pump with a rated discharge capacity of 750 gpm or greater. May also carry water, hose, and other portable equipment.

  • Fire Department Water Supply Officer

    Officer in charge of all water supplies at the scene of a fire; duties include placing pumpers at the most advantageous hydrants or other water sources and directing supplementary water supplies, including water shuttles and relay pumping operations.

  • Fire Detection System

    System of detection devices, wiring, and supervisory equipment used for detecting fire or products of combustion and then signaling that these elements are present

  • Fire Detection System

    System of detection devices, wiring, and supervisory equipment used for detecting fire or products of combustion and then signaling that these elements are present

  • Fire Door

    Specially constructed, tested, and approved fire-rated door assembly designed and installed to prevent fire spread by automatically closing and covering a doorway to block the spread of fire

  • Fire Door

    Specially constructed, tested, and approved fire-rated door assembly designed and installed to prevent fire spread by automatically closing and covering a doorway to block the spread of fire