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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Fire Science: Fire Science Law and Codes

Guide for Library Research on Fire Science

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Codes and Standards

Codes and Standards

Fire Prevention Code: A Code prescribing Regulations Governing Conditions Hazardous to Life and Property from Fire 
by American Insurance Association 
Reference Law KF3975.A934 1976
Non-Circulating
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BOCA Basic/National Fire Prevention Code 
by Building Officials and Code Administrators International 
Reference Law KF3975.B85 6th ed. (1984) 
Non-Circulating
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Uniform Fire Code 
by International Fire Code Institute 
Reference Law KF3975.Z95 I59 
Non-Circulating
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National Fire Codes: A Compilation of NFPA Codes, Standards, Recommended Practices and Manuals 
by NFPA 
Reference TH9115.N3 v1-15 and Index
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American Society for Testing and Materials Fire Test Standards 
by ASTM 
Reference TH1092.A83 Non-Circulating 4th ed 1993
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Handbook of Flammability Regulations 
by Carlos Hilado 
Reference Law KF3975.H54 
Non-Circulating
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National Fire Protection Association Conducting Fire Inspections: A Guidebook for Field Use 
by Gene A. Moulton and Deborah A. Shaw 
Stacks TH9176.C58 Regular Loan (1st ed 1982 and 2nd ed 1989)
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National Fire Protection Association Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual 
Reference Th9176.N48 2002 and 9th ed 
Non-Circulating

Fire Science General Information

If you are not sure where to start when beginning your reseach on any aspect of Fire Science, consider taking a look at these books:

Fire Science General Information

Fire Terms: A Guide to their Meaning and Use  
by Ralph W. Burklin 
Reference TH9116 .B87 
Non-Circulating
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Fire Protection Handbook 
by the NFPA 
Reference TH9150 .F47 
Non-Circulating
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Directory of Federal Experts in Fire Technology and Related Fields 
by Margaret A. Johnson 
Reference TH9503 .J64 1978a 
Non-Circulating
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Fire Sciences Dictionary 
by Boris W. Kuvshinoff 
Reference TH9116 .K88 
Non-Circulating
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America Burning Revisited 
by U.S. Fire Administration
Stacks TH9503.A62 1987

 

Fire Science Law

Fire Science Law

Fire Service and the Law
by Charels William Bahme
Reference Law KF3976.B3 1976
Non-Circulating
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Fire Service Law
by Lawrence T. Bennett
Stacks KF3976 .Z9 B56 2008
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Political and Legal Foundations of Fire Protection

by William M. Kramer
Stacks KF 3975 .Z9 P65 1982
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Introduction to Fire Protection Law

by Donna L. Rosenbauer
Stacks KF3975 .R6
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Fire and Emergency Law Casebook
by Thomas D. Schneid Stacks
KF 3976.A7 S36 1997

Search Terms

Search Terms

When searching for books, media or articles in CUNY+ or in a database, don't just limit your search to simple terms such as "Fire" or "Fire Science". Consider the following keywords to search for related materials:

  1. Accidents  
  2. Chemical spills  
  3. Disasters  
  4. Dwellings - fire prevention  
  5. Emergency  
  6. Emergency rescue techniques  
  7. Emergency services  
  8. Fire  
  9. Fire departments  
  10. Fire equipment  
  11. Fire extinction  
  12. Fire fighters  
  13. Fire fighting technology  
  14. Fire Investigation
  15. Fire prevention  
  16. Fire risk assessment  
  17. Fire safety  
  18. First aid  
  19. First responders  
  20. Forest Fires
  21. Hazardous substances  
  22. Livesaving
  23. Occupational and industrial hazards  
  24. Public safety programs  
  25. Rescue  
  26. Rescue operations  
  27. Rescue work  
  28. Search and rescue  
  29. Skyscraper fires
  30. Traffic accidents  
  31. Transportation hazards  
  32. Wildfires

More Codes and Standards

More Codes and Standards

Fire Investigation Handbook 
by Francis L. Brannigan 
Reference TH9180.F48 
Non-Circulating
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Arson: A Selected Bibliography 
by J.T. Skip Duncan 
Reference HV6638.D8 
Non-Circulating
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Fire Arson and Explosion Investigation 
by John Kennedy 
Reference TH9180.K4 1977 
Non-Circulating
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Arson Resource Directory 
by FEMA Reference 
HV6638.A76 1993 
Non-Circulating