Author Index
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  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year, 25 fires in the U.S. resulted in losses of at least $10 million each, for a cumulative total of $1.4 billion in direct property losses. For a bit of perspective, though, that figure was dwarfed by a single Canadian wildfire.
    11/1/2017
  • Badger, Stephen
    A total of 160 people were killed in the nation’s 21 most severe loss-of-life fires last year, none worse than the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.
    9/1/2017
  • Badger, Stephen
    With an estimated $1.5 billion in property loss, California’s Valley Fire was the costliest fire of 2015, continuing a recent trend of wildfires topping the list of largest losses.
    11/1/2016
  • Badger, Stephen
    Nine fires resulting in 42 fatalities occurred in the U.S. in 2015, the lowest number of catastrophic multiple death fires ever recorded.
    9/1/2016
  • Badger, Stephen
    Six fires in apartment complexes under construction were among the largest fires in the country last year, which totaled more than $654 million in direct property loss across all categories.
    11/2/2015
  • Badger, Stephen
    Twenty-four fires defined as catastrophic killed 128 people last year, including a mother and her eight children in a home fire in Kentucky.
    9/1/2015
  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year, 21 fires in the United States resulted in losses of $10 million or more each, with the costliest, the Black Forest Fire in Colorado, accounting for $420.5 million.
    11/3/2014
  • Badger, Stephen
    The Yarnell Hill wildfire in Arizona and the ammonium nitrate fire and explosion in West, Texas, top the list of deadliest fire events from last year.
    9/4/2014
  • Badger, Stephen
    Grill ignites deck and spreads to interior of home.
    3/4/2014
  • Badger, Stephen
    A complete list of large-loss fires, which are listed in descending order of loss amount in each category.
    10/31/2013
  • Badger, Stephen
    In 2012, 10 fires resulted in more than $20 million in property damage, and two of the three costliest were wildland events, led by Colorado’s Waldo Canyon Fire.
    10/31/2013
  • Badger, Stephen
    In 2012, U.S. firefighters responded to 1,375,000 reported fires, 17 of which killed five or more people in homes.
    9/3/2013
  • Badger, Stephen
    A breakdown of the multiple-death fires in the United States in 2012.
    9/3/2013
  • Badger, Stephen
    In 2011, 11 fires resulted in more than $20 million each in property damage, topped by the Bastrop County Complex wildfire in Texas that did $400 million in damage.
    11/1/2012
  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year, 23 catastrophic multiple-death fires resulted in 114 fire deaths, including 16 children under age six. An unusually high proportion of fires began with explosions.
    9/1/2012
  • Badger, Stephen
    The Fourmile Canyon Fire near Boulder, Colorado, topped the list of the most expensive fires in terms of property loss in 2010.
    11/1/2011
  • Badger, Stephen
    The following is a complete list of large-loss fires, which are listed in descending order of loss amount in each category.
    11/1/2011
  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year, 29 multiple-death fires in the United States killed 175 people, including 30 children.
    9/1/2011
  • Badger, Stephen
    A breakdown of all the 2010 multiple-death fires.
    9/1/2011
  • Badger, Stephen
    The following is a complete list of large-loss fires, which are listed in descending order of loss amount in each category.
    11/1/2010
  • Badger, Stephen
    In 2009, 24 fires resulted in losses of $10 million or more each, for a total direct property loss of roughly $940 million.
    11/1/2010
  • Badger, Stephen
    The number of catastrophic fires is the second-lowest in the past decade, and the 103 deaths in such fires is the lowest number ever recorded.
    9/1/2010
  • Badger, Stephen
    A breakdown of all the 2009 multiple-death fires.
    9/1/2010
  • Badger, Stephen
    The following is a complete list of large-loss fires, which are listed in descending order of loss amount in each category.
    11/1/2009
  • Badger, Stephen
    For the fifth time in the past 10 years, the largest loss associated with fires and explosions occurred in wildlands, and for the second year in a row, it happened in Southern California.
    11/1/2009
  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year saw the fewest catastrophic fires, and the fewest related deaths, since 1987.
    9/1/2009
  • Badger, Stephen
    A breakdown of all the 2008 multiple-death fires.
    9/1/2009
  • Badger, Stephen
    Seventy-one fires resulted in losses of $5 million or more each. Together, these large-loss fires resulted in over $3.5 billion in direct property loss, killed 19 civilians, and injured 168 firefighters and 67 civilians.
    11/1/2008
  • Badger, Stephen
    Last year, catastrophic fires claimed the lives of 190 people, a figure that represents 5.5 percent of the total estimated U.S. fire death toll last year.
    9/1/2008
  • Baker, Weston
    As storage heights grow taller and the fire hazard of stored goods increases, research conducted by FM Global points to a cheaper, more effective method of in-rack storage protection.
    3/1/2016
  • Baldassarra, Carl
    Decommissioning the fire escapes on a landmark building
    9/4/2014
  • Baldassarra, Carl
    100 years ago, an NFPA committee sounded the alarm on fire escapes in its first report. A century later, we’re still wrestling with the problems presented by this Victorian-era technology.
    9/4/2014
  • Barnard, Melissa
    When wildfire threatened a California hospital, there was only one thing left to do. But no one was entirely sure how to do it.
    1/1/2011
  • Beebe, Chad
    12/29/2014
  • Beebe, Chad
    Making the case for streamlining the complex layers of health care regulations, which can grind against each other and have an impact on hospital operations, including patient care.
    12/29/2014
  • Beyer, Thomas
    1/4/2016
  • Beyer, Thomas
    As hospitals try to reduce costs related to the readmissions and emergency department care, fire-based medical services get proactive in providing non-acute care in patients’ homes.
    1/4/2016
  • Bielen, Richard
    Do operating rooms need additional protection against electrical shock? The debate continues.
    1/1/2010
  • Bielen, Richard
    In the 25 years since NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities, was adopted, sweeping changes have reshaped the delivery of health care in this country. To keep up, NFPA 99 itself is being reinvented.
    1/1/2009
  • Bigda, Kristin
    9/1/2016
  • Bigda, Kristin
    1/4/2016
  • Bishop, Victor
    Previewing the upcoming Conference & Expo®.
    1/1/2010
  • Bishop, Victor
    This time we’re in Chi-town. This summer, join the world’s leading experts in fire, life, and electrical safety to discuss codes and standards development and cutting-edge fire protection.
    1/1/2009
  • Bishop, Victor
    The 2008 World Safety Conference & Exposition is in Las Vegas.
  • Bliss, Don
    Opportunity knocks in China, and NFPA is being asked to take on a larger role.
    11/1/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    After a string of recent tragedies, is the world finally ready to do what’s needed to protect people?
    9/1/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    Forging a strong bond between NFPA and the world’s fifth largest city.
    7/1/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    In developing nations, substandard fire protection can lead to tragic collapses.
    5/1/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    How can we address pressing needs in developing nations?
    3/1/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    Helping Latin America’s volunteer fire service fulfill its lifesaving mission.
    1/3/2017
  • Bliss, Don
    There is much the world and NFPA can learn from each other.
    11/1/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    A rush to boost security after terrorist events should not compromise fire safety.
    9/1/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    Exterior facade fires are becoming a big international problem.
    7/1/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    Standards without borders: NFPA documents are increasingly being used throughout the world.
    5/2/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    Why it’s critical to gather and evaluate fire data from around the world.
    3/1/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    Worldview: A new column on how NFPA is addressing the global fire problem.
    1/4/2016
  • Bliss, Don
    A visit to a retirement community illustrates a safety hazard for seniors.
    5/1/2015
  • Bliss, Don
    How fire issues around the world challenge us, and connect us.
    10/30/2014
  • Bliss, Don
    The problem with six-year code cycles.
    3/4/2014
  • Bollon, Vincent
    The economic environment made planning for 2009 very challenging.
    5/1/2010
  • Bollon, Vincent
    2008 revenue report
    5/1/2009
  • Bollon, Vincent
    NFPA's annual financial statement.
    5/1/2008
  • Boyd, Wayne
    The economic environment remained very challenging for NFPA in 2011.
    5/1/2012
  • Boyd, Wayne
    The economic environment was fairly challenging in the first half of 2010 but did improve somewhat later in the year.
    5/1/2011
  • Boyer, Jen
    Proponents of safer heliports call for stronger regulations designed to ensure heliport safety, and the 2011 edition of NFPA 418, Heliports, gives them a new tool for proactive regulatory authority.
    1/1/2012
  • Braxton, Lisa
    Why fire museums are adopting an interactive, learn-by-doing approach to engage visitors in the rich history of fire and firefighting.
    9/1/2015
  • Braxton, Lisa
    A botched furnace repair highlights the need for carbon monoxide detectors.
    9/3/2014
  • Braxton, Lisa
    Addressing the behaviors of older people that can lead to falls.
    1/6/2014
  • Braxton, Lisa
    A Massachusetts community reaches out to high-risk populations.
    7/1/2013
  • Braxton, Lisa
    A look at a Texas fire department’s PSA program.
    7/1/2012
  • Braxton, Lisa
    Why firefighters need to know if they are responding to persons with developmental disabilities.
    7/1/2011
  • Braxton, Lisa
    Calling all Rolf Jensen Award nominees.
    1/1/2011
  • Braxton, Lisa
    And the winner is... It’s award time at NFPA.
    1/1/2010
  • Braxton, Lisa
    Candles, holidays, and fire prevention
    11/1/2008
  • Briggs, April
    NFPA has come up with five important fire safety messages for preschoolers.
    5/1/2013
  • Burns, Warren
    Dizzying lights, loud music, and a variety of visual effects make today’s shows and concerts more of a spectacle than ever before. Can the systems and procedures in place to alert occupants in an emergency compete?
    7/1/2017
  • Buss, Bill
    Now is not the time to ignore your electrical power system.
    7/1/2009
  • Buss, Bill
    Tips for how to keep the lights on
    5/1/2009
  • Buss, Bill
    More on the importance of Fine Print Notes
    3/1/2009
  • Buss, Bill
    The importance of fine print notes.
    1/1/2009
  • Buss, Bill
    Tailor-made PPE
    11/1/2008
  • Buss, Bill
    Defining a "qualified person"
    9/1/2008
  • Buss, Bill
    Arc flash and PPE
    7/1/2008
  • Buss, Bill
    Identifying arc flash hazards.
    5/1/2008