Fire use[edit]. Fire was used by the Lower Paleolithic hominins Homo erectus and Homo ergaster as early as 300,000 to 1.5 ... the use of fire only became common in the societies of the following Middle Stone Age and Middle Paleolithic.[2] Use of fire ... For example, humans probably did not possess the control of fire until the Middle Paleolithic,[99] or tools necessary to engage ... Their further northward expansion may have been limited by the lack of control of fire: studies of cave settlements in Europe ...
Pillar of Fire[edit]. The second volume, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65, was published in 1998. It covers ... The titles of the three volumes, Parting the Waters, Pillar of Fire, and At Canaan's Edge, were all drawn from aspects of the ... Booknotes interview with Branch on Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, April 12, 1998. ... "C-SPAN Booknotes - Taylor Branch: Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65". booknotes.org. 12 April 1998. Retrieved 1 ...
Fire safety[edit]. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) operates four fire stations and one EMS station in East New York:[ ... New York City Fire Department. September 10, 2018. Retrieved March 14, 2019.. ...
Jerez paddock fire[edit]. In March, all MotoE teams tested the new motorcycles at the Circuito de Jerez but the newly built ... "All bikes from MotoGP support series MotoE destroyed in Jerez fire".. *^ New MotoE™ calendar announced, MotoGP.com. Retrieved ... facility which housed the machines was destroyed by a fire which started around 12:15AM of 14 March. Organizer Dorna Sports ...
Fire department[edit]. The town of Brattleboro is protected by the Brattleboro Fire Department,[100] founded in 1831 and ... Brattleboro Fire Department. Retrieved March 25, 2016. *^ Staff Archived April 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, Brattleboro ... A fire insurance map from 1906 showing one of the residential districts in Brattleboro ... utilizing waters from a spring near the current downtown fire station. Until the water cure closed in 1871, the town was widely ...
Trumbull Center Fire District (since 1925). Fire station locations and apparatus[edit]. Fire Station Engine Ladder Rescue ... Fire departments[edit]. Firefighting in the town of Trumbull is served by three independent and all-volunteer fire departments ... Long Hill Fire Station # 2. Engine 205. Tower Ladder 204. Truck 203 (Marine Unit), Marine 2. 5404 Main St.. Town Center ... Long Hill Fire Station # 3. Squad 209. Engine 202 (Brush Unit), Truck 208 (Utility Unit). 4229 Madison Ave.. Madison ...
Fire Department[edit]. At the turn of the century, three fire chemical carts served as Penngrove's fire protection. The ... "The fire department was established in the fall of 1928. In 1929 the first fire engine was put into service" (Harris 1980). In ... After a fire destroyed portions of the building in the late 1970s and the Women's Club could no longer afford the upkeep, the ... Until the 1990s, a siren placed at the top of the building would sound in order to alert volunteer firefighters of a fire. The ...
In 1931, citizens organized a volunteer fire department, which remained entirely volunteer until 1938. The police and fire ... On December 29, 2014, the City of Millbrae combined services with Central County Fire which provides fire services to the ... Millbrae has two fire stations within its city limits. Transportation[edit]. Millbrae is located between San Francisco and San ... Police and fire[edit]. On March 4, 2012, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office took over responsibility for providing police ...
Fire department[edit]. The town of Brattleboro is protected by the Brattleboro Fire Department,[98] founded in 1831 and located ... Staff, Brattleboro Fire Department. Retrieved March 25, 2016.. *^ Chief, Brattleboro Police Department. Retrieved January 5, ... utilizing waters from a spring near the current downtown fire station. Until the "Water Cure" closed in 1871, the town was ...
Legend has it that Allen fell asleep at the base of Broad Mountain and woke to the sight of a large fire because his campfire ... The principal use of anthracite today is for a domestic fuel in either hand-fired stoves or automatic stoker furnaces. It ... Chestnut and Pea are used in hand fired furnaces while the smaller Rice and Buckwheat are used in automatic stoker furnaces. ... A vein of anthracite that caught fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania in 1962 has been burning ever since, turning the once-thriving ...
Yarram-Napier Road fire A fire began near Yarram and entered the Mullundong forest.. Western Australia. On 23 February fire ... "THE DELBURN FIRES". Volume I: The Fires and the Fire-Related Deaths. 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. pp. 40-332. ... enabled fire crews to contain and control many of the fires, including the major fires that started on 7 February. By mid March ... The fire was contained by 6 pm with minimal property damage.[20] The same day, a fire also burnt near Mount Disappointment, ...
Library fire. On February 7, 2007, McKenna's library of rare books and personal notes was destroyed in a fire at the Esalen ... History Ends in Green: Gaia, Psychedelics and the Archaic Revival, 6 audiocassette set, Mystic Fire audio, 1993, ISBN 1-56176- ... Metamorphosis (w/ Rupert Sheldrake & Ralph Abraham) (1995) (Video Cassette) Mystic Fire/Sound Photosynthesis ... "Terence McKenna's library destroyed in fire". Boing Boing (group blog). Retrieved 2012-09-12 ...
Fire safety[edit]. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) operates four fire stations in Crown Heights:[56] ... New York City Fire Department. September 10, 2018. Retrieved March 14, 2019.. ...
Fire[edit]. Fire is an important element in the natural maintenance of the Everglades. The majority of fires are caused by ... The ferns act as "fire ladders" that can destroy trees that would otherwise survive fires. ... in the dry season the fire may be fed by organic peat and burn deeply, destroying root systems.[44] Fires are confined by ... as natural fires were put out and pine rocklands transitioned into hardwood hammocks. Prescribed fires occur in Everglades ...
Following the fire, Pile 1 was unserviceable, and Pile 2, although undamaged by the fire, was shut down as a precaution.[26] ... 1957 fire[edit]. *An article on the Windscale fire, by the Lake District Tourist Board ... In 2010 Post-Punk group Spear of Destiny wrote the song "Windscale" on their album Omega Point which referenced the fire in ... The fire badly damaged the pile core and released an estimated 750 terabecquerels (20,000 curies) of radioactive material, ...
Forest and plantation fires[edit]. See also: Southeast Asian haze, 1997 Southeast Asian haze, and 2015 Southeast Asian haze ... Haze occurs annually during the dry season and is largely caused by illegal agricultural fires due to slash-and-burn practices ... Since 1997 Indonesia has been struggling to contain forest fires, especially on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan. ... Environmental problems such as deforestation and forest and plantation fires, caused by forestry and agricultural sectors in ...
Use of fire. The Tasmanian Aboriginal people preferred to store coals in wrapped bark for the purpose of starting fires. This ... the ability to make fire.[129] The Tasmanian Aboriginal people extensively employed fire for cooking, warmth, tool hardening ... Making Fire". Papers and Proceedings: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 39 (1): 40-43.. ... Gott, Beth (2002). "Fire Making in Tasmania: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence". Current Anthropology. 43 (4): 650 ...
School fire (2012)[edit]. A fire broke out in the early hours of 24 February 2012, destroying one of the science labs and smoke ... The fire was believed to be caused by faulty electrical wiring.[4] ...
Other fires[edit]. *Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Fires: *The Wilcox Fire began at Santa Margarita/33 Area behind Marine ... Fire data was provided by the CAL FIRE and independent news media. As of November 2007[update]:[47] the following fires burned ... "2007 Archived Fires". cdfdata.fire.ca.gov. CAL FIRE. July 24, 2018. Archived from the original on July 25, 2018. Retrieved ... The Witch Creek Fire was the largest of the October 2007 wildfires and surpassed the 1970 Laguna Fire as the third-largest fire ...
Fire brigade[edit]. Main article: London Fire Brigade. The City has fire risks in many historic buildings, including St Paul's ... Both of these fires were referred to as the Great Fire. After the fire of 1666, a number of plans were drawn up to remodel the ... "London Fire Brigade - City of London Profile" (PDF). London-fire.gov.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 October 2007. ... The first fire engine is in attendance in roughly five minutes on average, the second when required in a little over five and a ...
Fire department[edit]. The Village of Hempstead is protected by the firefighters of the Hempstead Fire Department.The HFD ... The HFD is part of Nassau County's Fire Department's 7th Battalion. The Hempstead Fire Department is currently commanded by a ... Fire station locations and apparatus[edit]. Engine Company. Truck Company. Special Unit. Command Unit. Address. Neighborhood. ... currently operates out of 6 Fire Stations, located throughout the village, and 10 fire companies(Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, ...
Great fire[edit]. On 25 May 1866 a great fire occurred in Ottery. A newspaper report from the Exeter and Plymouth Gazette dated ... The fire started on Jesu Street where the charity schools formerly stood. At first some people believed that the fire had been ... It appears that the fire was started by a woman burning rubbish and papers in her cottage fireplace on Thursday. The fire ... The fire started about noon and the raged through the homes and shops of about a quarter of the town, reducing everything to ...
It is an entirely volunteer based brigade with a mixture of active fire fighters, cadets and auxiliary fire fighters and ... Country Fire Service[edit]. The Happy Valley CFS[9] established in 1939 is currently located on Glory Ct just off of Education ... Three fire appliances are maintained by the brigade: one 2000 litre two wheel drive Urban Pumping truck used for urban ... On average Happy Valley CFS will respond to over 250+ calls per year ranging from fixed alarms and structure fires to major ...
Victims of the fire[edit]. The following individuals were numbered among the 126 victims of the fire. ... This article is about the 1897 fire in Paris. For the French television series set around the fire, see Le Bazar de la Charité. ... After escaping the fire she had re-entered the building to try to help a friend. Her body was identified by her husband on the ... They were at the furthest point from the exit when the fire started.[37] Ms Meilhac's body was not identified for several days ...
Firing battery[edit]. Batteries A, B and C consisted of 6 self-propelled guns and supporting vehicles broken out as follows: *2 ... A mortar platoon with 3 M4 mortar carriers (made up of an 81mm mortar mounted in a M2A1 halftrack and designed to fire over the ... The area (nicknamed '88 Lane') was under direct anti-tank and heavy artillery fire so each house had to be cleared by ... On 22 March division artillery units moved into firing positions in preparation for the assault on the east bank of the Rhine ...
Fire whirls. Main article: Fire whirl. Small-scale, tornado-like circulations can occur near any intense surface heat source. ... Those that occur near intense wildfires are called fire whirls. They are not considered tornadoes, except in the rare case ... Fire whirls usually are not as strong as tornadoes associated with thunderstorms. They can, however, produce significant damage ...
The idea is to put enough of this material in the way of the fire that a level of fire-resistance rating can be maintained, as ... over time while exposed to fire, such as silicone firestop products. Given sufficient time under fire or heat conditions, these ... Passive fire protection[edit]. Firestopping and fireproofing products can be ablative in nature. This can mean endothermic ... Ablative materials usually have a large concentration of organic matter[citation needed] that is reduced by fire to ashes. In ...
Calcium-silicate passive fire protection board being clad around steel structure in order to achieve a fire-resistance rating ... Passive fire protection[edit]. Circuit integrity fireproofing of cable trays in Lingen/Ems, Germany using calcium-silicate ... Fabricators and installers of calcium silicate in passive fire protection often also install firestops.[citation needed] ... It is used in passive fire protection and fireproofing as calcium silicate brick or in roof tiles. It is one of the most ...
... -iron fire. The element iron can combine with chlorine at high temperatures in a strong exothermic reaction, creating a ... chlorine-iron fire.[111][112] Chlorine-iron fires are a risk in chemical process plants, where much of the pipework that ... One part of this solution was poured into a glass, which was placed over the fire. The solution gave off an odour like warm ... The list of elements it sets on fire is diverse, containing hydrogen, potassium, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, sulfur, ...
Fire management[edit]. Wildfires are a natural part of most terrestrial ecosystems. In many ways nature has adapted to fire, ... Prescribed controlled fires are currently part of the fire management plan and helps to eliminate exotic species of plants and ... In the park, a fire management plan monitors all fires, weather patterns and the fuel load (dead and decaying plant material). ... The National Interagency Fire Center provides additional firefighters and equipment in the event of a large fire. ...