Fire Service Resources

Large loss building fires are not new to the fire service. According to the US Fire Administration NFIRS has identified six causes of construction site fires. In order to understand the types of incidents that are likely to occur, the following causes should be considered:

  • Hot Work
  • Smoking
  • Heating devices
  • Electrical malfunctions
  • Cooking fires
  • Criminal activity and vandalism

Given these potential causes of fires, the fire department has a need to conduct two different types of activities. The first is to conduct pre-fire planning on the site as soon as the building is contemplated; the second priority is a need to prepare for specific tactics and strategy if a fire actually occurs. Depending upon the timing and sequence of events ...

Show More

Documents


Fire Safety Plans

Model for Fire Watch Policy

Model for Fire Watch Policy

PDF Word DOC

Model Fire Plan Checklist

Model Fire Plan Checklist

PDF Word DOC

Briefing for Employees

Briefing for Employees

PDF

Cambridge Fire Department Construction Site Checklist

Cambridge Fire Department Construction Site Checklist

PDF

Outline for Evacuation Planning

Outline for Evacuation Planning

PDF

TRADA Fire Safety on Timber Frame Construction Sites

TRADA Fire Safety on Timber Frame Construction Sites

PDF

Summary of Basic Fire Precautions for all Construction Sites

Summary of Basic Fire Precautions for all Construction Sites

PDF

Model for Fire Access Road Fire Lane Layout Plan

Model for Fire Access Road/Fire Lane Layout Plan

PDF


Fire Safety Manuals

Fire Safety Manual 1

Basic Fire Precautions During Construction of Large Buildings

PDF

Fire Safety Manual 2

Hot Work During Construction of Large Buildings

PDF

Fire Safety Manual 3

Fire Department Tools for Prevention and Suppression of Fires During Construction of Large Buildings

PDF