Introduction to special effects used during theatrical performances and before a proximate audience. A brief description of special effects types and an overview of product design, set-up and safety aspects will be provided. Steven currently serves as the Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office Compliance Officer. He is responsible for Special Operations of the SFMO. One major component of Special Operations is the explosives enforcement program. He has worked in emergency services for over 26 years. and served in a fire marshal role for 18 of the 26 years.
The presentation will cover an overview of the different types of ASRS systems, the research project on mini-load systems, and a preview of what changes are coming in the revised FM Global Data Sheet 8-34, Protection for Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems, which will be released in July.
This is a joint meeting with local chapter of American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) The menu will be Beef Stroganoff, Green Beans, Salad, Rolls and Butter, and a dessert plate.
Lieutenant Brian Dalrymple has been with the Richmond Fire Department since 2002 and in the fire service since 1998. During his career with the RFD, Brian worked as a firefighter and company officer in several of the department’s specialized rescue teams as well as training incumbent firefighters in the department’s training division. He became a member of the department’s Fire and Arson Investigations Unit in 2014 after completing the Virginia Law Enforcement Academy. Lt. Dalrymple and K9 Pearl became partners in 2015 when they trained together for 5 weeks in Maine under the direction of Maine Specialty Dogs and certified under the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
The presentation will cover six major warehouse fires where excessive ventilation contributed to a total or near-total loss by causing the fire to accelerate rapidly. It will cover techniques to accomplish the objectives of ventilation without risking rapid fire growth.
NFPA 13D, NFA 13R and Light Hazard occupancy protection. Focusing on CPVC compatibility and new residential sprinkler head technology.
A new NFPA committee is exploring creation of codes and standards for buildings and facilities with high occupancy loads.