The making of NFPA 56(PS); U.S. firefighter injuries in 2010; 2010 large-loss fires; NFPA 13 and permissable spinkler omissions.
Highlights of injuries received by on-duty firefighters.
The following is a complete list of large-loss fires, which are listed in descending order of loss amount in each category.
Certain kinds of spaces in certain kinds of structures do not have to be protected by sprinkler systems.
How NFPA devised a fast-track process to create the new NFPA 56 (PS), Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems.
Last year, 71,875 firefighter injuries occurred in the line of duty.
The Fourmile Canyon Fire near Boulder, Colorado, topped the list of the most expensive fires in terms of property loss in 2010.
Closing the gap
Call them teachable moments if you must: What we can learn when things go all pear-shaped in the design and installation of fire protection systems.
The push for residential sprinklers gains momentum in Massachusetts.
Fire spreads from balcony into concealed spaces
The road to automatic fire sprinkler systems.
Jumping through hoops on the way to safe electrical work practices.
Understanding the hazards posed by lithium ion battery storage.
Risk vs. benefit in the determination of an imminent life hazard.
Important code changes for firefighter communications.
Sprinkler protection of elevators and machine rooms.
NFPA 101 and provisions for lockups.
A social media holdout” urges us to follow along on Twitter.