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  • December 2016
    Christmas Tree Fires: Christmas trees are a traditional part of the holiday season, but can be a major source of fuel in a fire. Watch how quickly a dried out Christmas tree fire burns, as compared to a well-watered tree. Follow our holiday decoration safety tips to keep your family and friends fire-safe.
  • November 2016
    Just released! The Fourth Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service report: This new report identifies the needs and challenges facing today's fire service. Learn more about fire departments of all sizes throughout the U.S. See what the fire department needs are for staffing, training, facilities, apparatus, personal protective equipment and health and wellness.
  • October 2016
    Fire Loss in the United States during 2015; Development of Fire Mitigations Solutions for PV Systems Installed on Building Roofs; Most home fires result from five general causes; Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings
  • June/July 2016
    Environmental and economic impact of fire: Every fire – whether it's a single–family home fire or a large commercial one – yields an environmental and economic impact on the community. Find out exactly what those impacts are, and how they can be better mitigated.
  • March/April 2016
    Symposium on Fire Protection for a Changing World: Stay informed and up-to-date! Attend the Symposium on Fire Protection for a Changing World. Learn about the latest global research on tall wood buildings, lithium-ion batteries, wind turbine fire protection, big data for fire protection and more.
  • January/February 2016
    Mark your calendars! The 2016 Fire Suppression, Detection and Signaling Symposium

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