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Research Projects - fire investigation
Post-Fire Chemical Exposure Risks to Fire Investigators
UL FSRI
December 11, 2020
Examining Post-Fire Chemical Exposures from one hour to five days after suppression.
Impact of Ventilation on Fire Patterns
UL FSRI
September 17, 2015
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) examined how ventilation affected fire patterns and electrical system damage.
Governors Island Experiments
UL FSRI
May 21, 2013
Taking ventilation and suppression research from the laboratory to the field with FDNY and NIST
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Fire Service Considerations with Lithium-Ion Battery ESS – An Investigation
On April 19, 2019 an incident that resulted in severe line-of-duty injuries to four firefighters occurred in a lithium-ion battery energy storage system in Surprise, AZ. UL FSRI conducted an investigation into the incident, which identified several factors the contributed to the severity of the incident. They will present an overview of the incident, the contributing factors determined through the investigation, and recommendations for the fire service, code officials, utility companies, and manufacturers to prevent similar incidents.
What does the future of Smart Firefighting look like?
What does the future of Smart Firefighting look like? As first responders are expected to do more with less, we must adopt a new innovation strategy. Tune in to learn from industry experts.
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute is dedicated to increasing firefighter knowledge to reduce injuries and deaths in the fire service and in the communities they serve.