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Kenneth A. Kunze

Kenneth A. Kunze

Fire Prevention Specialist, IC Fire Prevention

Kenn Kunze, of IC Fire Prevention LLC, is a retired Battalion Chief with 30 years of experience in the Combat Division of the Fort Wayne Indiana Fire Department. As an incident commander, Chief Kunze fought to save property and life. He saw the tragedy first-hand and his passion for fire prevention was forged at those incidents. As an NFPA-certified Fire Inspector-I, he has worked in the recycled materials industry since 2015 to identify fire risk and promote fire prevention management practices. Chief Kunze assisted in developing the ISRI "Guide to Creating Fire Prevention and Management Plan" and has a proven track record of helping to reduce fire risk throughout the recycled materials industry.

All Sessions by Kenneth A. Kunze

Day 4 – April 18 April 18, 2023
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Reduce Fire Damage and Losses in the Recycled Materials Industry

Fire detection and a SAFE response are just as important as prevention and mitigation. Doing the proper planning and having the best tools on-hand are keys to success in case of a thermal event at your business. Learn about ways to safely respond and control fires. And be prepared to extinguish and prevent all classes of fire with NFPA 18A, the standard for Fire Control and Vapor Mitigation. This session will include a focus on li-ion batteries and other fuel and ignition sources commonly found in recycling operations.