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Research Projects - new technology
Residential Flashover Prevention Research
UL FSRI
April 30, 2020
Investigating the flow rate and distribution of water needed to prevent flashover in residential fire scenarios.
Firefighter Safety and Photovoltaic Systems
UL FSRI
April 19, 2010
Firefighter concerns, including vulnerability to electrical and casualty hazards when mitigating a fire involving photovoltaic (PV) modules systems, were examined during this project.
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Accomplishing Effective Coordinated Fire Attack in Different Structure Fire Environments
On July 23rd each year, fire service members convene at a day full of interactive and relevant training in tribute to our fallen brother, Lieutenant Nathan 'Nate' Flynn, who died in the Line of Duty on Monday, July 23, 2018, while operating at the scene of a house fire in Clarksville, MD. During this year’s event, UL FSRI Research Engineer Keith Stakes will present "Accomplishing Effective Coordinated Fire Attack in Different Structure Fire Environments" focused on the recent Coordinated Fire Attack project.
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