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1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 132-133
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

A fully protected industrial warehouse in Kentucky burned to the ground in April 2015. Investigators found that over the years, fire hazards inside the building had changed and basic fire protection equipment such as fire pumps and hydrants were not maintained; however, ...read more...

Instructor
Robert Duval
Senior Fire Investigator/NE Regional Director
NFPA
United States
FDIC Take Homes

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 238-239
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

The focus is on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) explosion at an LPG bulk tank facility in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Students learn the general and technical information on LPG properties and transportation, view surveillance ...read more...

Instructor
Kathy Clay
Battalion Chief Fire Marshal
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 105-106
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Currently, heavy timber buildings are limited to six stories in height in Canada. A number of designers are beginning to challenge the height and area limits. One project completed in Vancouver is constructed of wood, steel, and concrete and is 18 stories! Presently, the tallest hybrid ...read more...
Instructor
Sean DeCrane
Battalion Chief (Ret) - Industry Relations Building & Life Safety Technologies
Cleveland (OH) Fire Department - UL LLC
United States

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