Projects Tag: MSB

Scandinavia has been a leader in using scientific research to better understand fire behavior, and more importantly, incorporating this understanding into training and tactics for firefighters. This paper summarizes much of the great Scandinavian research aimed at benefiting the fire…
Firefighting requires not only knowledge of fires and firefighting techniques, but also physical strength and conditioning. Considerable attention has been focused on how this physical capacity should be measured and how to identify tests that best correspond to the physical…

Enclosure Fires

February 2001
The aim of Enclosure Fires is to provide a deeper understanding of how fire behaves during enclosure fires such as in houses or apartments. The book provides a basic knowledge of the factors controlling the fire behavior based on a…
The MSB is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsibility. Responsibility refers to measures taken before, during and after an emergency or crisis.
Ventilation encompasses the fire operations that release fire or hot gases to the open and affect the flow of gases in a structure. For ventilation operations to be most effective, the theories of ventilation must be understood. Fire Ventilation combines…