working fire

working fire

A US term of art for a fire in a structure that requires the use of at least one hoseline, and holding all personnel at the initial alarm assignment. Once a blaze is deemed a working fire, “dispatch” will call an additional engine company to the scene, and trigger the rapid intervention team (RIT), place ambulance(s) on standby, and notify the safety officer and chiefs. In general, a working fire is one capable of causing considerable destruction of property or loss of lives.
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There were claims about a lack of a fire alarm, sprinklers or working fire extinguishers.
This included a failure to carry out a written fire risk assessment, a failure to have a working fire alarm and detection system in place, storage of combustible items within in the means of escape, inadequate fire separation, lack of fire training of employees and a failure to comply with an enforcement notice.
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Working fire alarms and safety systems are not a luxury -- they are an essential service and need to be properly maintained, regularly tested and must be working at all times.
The fire is believed to have been cause by a carelessly discarded cigarette and the house had no working fire alarms.
It has two reception rooms, one with inglenook fire place with original inset working fire and the other with an open fire, a modern fitted kitchen diner with French doors to the garden and space for a range cooker, a utility area and a ground floor bathroom.
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In Working Fire, an exhibition Richardson conceived and curated, he achieved this through an integrated assault on both the visual and auditory senses.

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