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Standpipe Picture Table-Top

Pic from FF Ruggles

Sit this pic on the kitchen table and talk about how the smaller line coming into our standpipe connection may affect pressure and volume. ┬áThen get out and look at a few of your systems. “LIKE” FIRST DUE TACKLE ON FACEBOOK Pass it on!

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Training Pic Makes PBI Ad


Just last month it was brought to my attention that one of the pics from that training was used in a magazine advertisement by PBI Products. Maybe they will toss a few sets of gear our way and get some product review advertisement as well.

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Wall Collapse During Construction


The contractor started knocking out the bottom row of cinder blocks from the inside of the structure. With one block to go they took a sledgehammer to the final block in the center of the wall. Immediately, the wall collapsed and fell outward unexpectedly.

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Parapet Walls and the 360


During a recent company training we pre-planned a local strip-mall. When we were looking at the back of the building we noticed that the mortar holding the bricks together at the bottom of the parapet wall was missing.

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Huge Poultry Farm Fire In China


Many reports this morning of a huge poultry farm fire in China that killed over one hundred workers. Definitely a difficult situation for first arriving crews. Watch the news for more on this one throughout the day as information develops.

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