|Document ID (ISN)||109061|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1478-3576 - Fire Engineers Journal
|Convention or series no.
||Oct. 2008, p.54-59. Illus. 1 ref.
||The deaths of nine firefighters in a fire at a sofa showroom in South Carolina, USA, prompted a wide-ranging investigation. This article reports on the main findings. Contents: incident summary; risks inherent to the building; firefighting operations; lessons and recommendations; steps taken by the fire department and city authorities following the tragedy.
||fire fighting; South Carolina; analysis of accident causes
||USA; fire services; premises; accident descriptions; disobeying safety instructions; retail trade; role of government; enforcement; responsibilities; fire service organization
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards