U.S. fire departments responded to almost 2.5 million false alarms in 2014. Hear from several experts about the problem of unwanted alarms.
NFPA's Marty Ahrens provides an overview of unwanted alarm, need for continued research.
Download our free "Fire Service Guide to Reducing Unwanted Fire Alarms" for an overview of fire alarm systems and detection devices.
The 2016 edition of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, reflects new technologies and applications.
This year's campaign focuses on the importance of replacing smoke alarms every 10 years.
Join us on August 30 for a free webinar on ongoing research to improve firefighter safety and health, as it relates to personal protective equipment, which is routinely exposed to toxins, chemicals, and blood-borne pathogens.
How much of a fire hazard is posed by decorative features inside and outside buildings?
Watch dramatic footage of a pool deck fire at The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas.
2008 fire at Monte Carlo Hotel in Las Vegas causes $100,000,000 in property damage.
Be prepared and know what you would do in a hotel or motel emergency.
NFPA Xchange connects you with your peers around the world and directly with NFPA staff. Visit our discussion forums, read our blogs, if you’re a member, enjoy access to exclusive content and answers to your technical questions.
Our newly-revised online toolkit offers resources for homeowners and community residents to help prepare for and reduce the risk of wildfire damage and loss in their neighborhoods.
A new look at marinas, boatyards, and the problem of electric shock drowning.
Assessment of Hazardous Voltage/Current in Marinas, Boatyards and Floating Buildings.
ESFI offers tips on how to avoid electrical shock drowning, other injuries while out on the water.
Get up-to-date with new provisions on renewable power technology, such as large scale PV, energy storage systems, and DC microgrids.
Stay in the know with NFPA products and training. Purchase codes and standards, register for training, join or renew membership, or subscribe to the National Fire Codes. Members get a 10% discount!
The majority of U.S. fire deaths happen at home. Use the resources from our Fire Sprinkler Initiative to promote the life-saving necessity of fire sprinklers in all new homes.
As we enter peak wildfire season, understanding the scope and magnitude of fire's impacts is critical. Get a big picture of the wildfire problem.
Seven tips to reduce the risk of your property becoming fuel for a wildfire.
See how even young adults can help minimize the impact of a wildfire.
New survey defines the challenges that fire departments face when tackling wildfire.
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