|2008 Firefighter Fatalities Report
The United States lost 103 on-duty firefighters in 2008. This number is a repeat of last year's. Most died while responding to, or returning from, emergency calls. NFPA's Fire Analysis and Research department brings you the specifics.
|2008 Firefighter Fatalities Incidents
A selection of fatality incidents taken from the full report.
|Mass Notification 2.0
Fort Knox, the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the Pentagon all have mass notification systems with a lot of muscle. Take a peek beyond the top secret gates and learn from their experience.
|Down from the Stratosphere
Elevator evacuation in certain situations is now permissible, according to NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®. The Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas has used elevators as it's primary evacuation route for 13 years. See how they made it work.
|The View From The DHS
How is the DHS using NFPA codes and standards to keep us safe? Bert Coursey, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's deputy director for the Test & Evaluation and Standards Division of the massive agency's Science and Technology Directorate, explains.