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Fire Fighting Technology Group

The Fire Fighting Technology Group (FFTG) enables advances in fire fighter safety, fire ground operations, and effectiveness of the fire service; develops and applies technology, measurements and standards, and improves the understanding of the behavior, prevention and control of fires to enhance fire fighting operations and equipment, fire suppression, fire investigations, and disaster response.

Projects and Programs

Smart Fire Fighting

Ongoing
In 2011, the fire departments in the United States responded to more than 484,5001 structure fires. These fires resulted in approximately 2,640 civilian

Publications

The Structure of Medium-Scale Pool Fires

Author(s)
Ryan Falkenstein-Smith, Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Kimberly Harris, Anthony Hamins
This report documents a series of time-averaged gas species measurements made along the centerline of methanol, ethanol, acetone, methane, and propane pool