FAC is the nation’s leading advocate for the full implementation of the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1404, “The Rule of Air Management,” and the adoption and implementation of International Fire Code Appendix L, which outlines the requirements for firefighter air replenishment systems (FARS).
The reality of the fireground is very simple: Air gives firefighters the ability to access environments that would otherwise disorient them, poison them, asphyxiate them, and kill them….
Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems (FARS)
Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems (FARS) are a standpipe for air permanently installed in a high-rise, large horizontal structure, or tunnel. FARS deliver a safe, instant, endless supply of air…
Fire Science & Research
Fire science uses principles of science and engineering to study the causes, effects, and prevention of fire, as well as fire management, fire behavior, fire investigation, and hazardous….
Fire Smoke & Cancer
Smoke is a killer. Whether in the depths of a burning building or in a quiet hospital cancer ward, the realities of the deadly nature of smoke are real. Knowing the enemy and how it operates is crucial…