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Standpipe System.

Fire department hose outlets installed on

different levels of a building to be used by firefighters and/or building occupants.

Research Methodology

The research procedure used in preparing this project began with a literature

review at the Learning Resource Center at the National Training Center in Emmitsburg,

Maryland. The review focused on three topics: The factors that are consistent with life

loss fires involving dormitories, the protective systems that are used to mitigate fires in

these facilities, and policies and procedures that are used to prevent fatal fires from

occurring in dormitories.

The literature review sought information that would enable the author to develop

an in-service fire safety program for resident advisors at CSUF. The program would

focus on the causes of fatal fires in dormitories and how to mitigate such events. In doing

so, the author sought to reduce the risk of a significant fire within the dorms through

improved training and enhanced cooperation between CSUF and the Fresno Fire

Department.

A survey instrument was developed and administered to the resident advisors of

the CSUF residence halls. The purpose of this survey was to determine the fire safety

attitudes and situation facing students living in the dormitories. Such information would

be included in a subsequent lesson plan to compare the conditions found at CSUF with

those at other universities where significant fires have occurred (please see Appendix E).

Prior to completing the survey, resident advisors were shown a video produced by the

National Fire Academy entitled, “Get Out and Stay Alive” which discusses the causal

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