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Fire Following Earthquake is the first book to cover the entire range of fire following earthquake (FFE) issues ranging from historical fires to 20th century fires in Kobe, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, and Northridge. FFE has the potential of causing catastrophic losses in the United States, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and other seismically active...
Fire Following Earthquake is the first book to cover the entire range of fire following earthquake (FFE) issues ranging from historical fires to 20th century fires in Kobe, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, and Northridge. FFE has the potential of causing catastrophic losses in the United States, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and other seismically active countries with wood houses. This is the most comprehensive book on FFE and urban conflagrations, providing current state-of-the-practice insight on unique issues such as large diameter flex hose applications by fire and water departments. Water utility engineers, fire fighting professionals, and emergency response planners will benefit from reading this book. This book addresses: History of past fires; Computer modeling of fire spread in the post-earthquake urban environment; Concurrent damage and fire impacts for water, power gas, communication and transportation systems; Examples of reliable water systems built or designed in: San Francisco, Vancouver, Berkeley, and Kyoto; Use of large diameter (5") and ultra large diameter (12") flex hose for fire fighting and water restoration applications; and Cost effectiveness of various FFE mitigation strategies and provides a detailed benefit cost model.
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