High Rise Office Building Fire

15. High Rise Office Building Fire

As part of this weeks lesson, you read TR-049 High-Rise Office Building Fire – One Meridian Plaza, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and TR-082 Operational Considerations for High-rise Firefighting. Using the information you gained in those readings write a paper on the following:
On Saturday, February 23, 1991, the Philadelphia Fire Department received an alarm for a fire in the 38-story high-rise One Meridian Plaza. This twelve alarm fire would take over 18 hours to control and take the life of three firefighters before the thirtieth floor sprinkler system stopped the vertical spread. This was just one in a series of high-rise incidents which demonstrated problems unique to these structures.
1. Considering all the problems noted in the technical reports, which do you believe to be the problem that caused the most difficulties at this fire.
Then, considering the pressure reducing devices that are used in high-rises:
2. Discuss the difference between pressure reducing valves and flow restricting devices. And what you would do to insure that these devices operate properly.
Your paper must be a minimum of three full text pages.
Please create your response in a Word document, following APA guidelines.c

As part of this weeks lesson, you read TR-049 High-Rise Office Building Fire – One Meridian Plaza, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and TR-082 Operational Considerations for High-rise Firefighting. Using the information you gained in those readings write a paper on the following:
On Saturday, February 23, 1991, the Philadelphia Fire Department received an alarm for a fire in the 38-story high-rise One Meridian Plaza. This twelve alarm fire would take over 18 hours to control and take the life of three firefighters before the thirtieth floor sprinkler system stopped the vertical spread. This was just one in a series of high-rise incidents which demonstrated problems unique to these structures.
1. Considering all the problems noted in the technical reports, which do you believe to be the problem that caused the most difficulties at this fire.
Then, considering the pressure reducing devices that are used in high-rises:
2. Discuss the difference between pressure reducing valves and flow restricting devices. And what you would do to insure that these devices operate properly.
Your paper must be a minimum of three full text pages.
Please create your response in a Word document, following APA guidelines.

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