September 12, 2012 – The latest issue of the NFPA Journal®, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), analyzes the deadly Comayagua, Honduras prison fire that occurred this past February and how certain NFPA codes and standards can address potential causes of further disasters of the sort in Latin America.
The Waldo Canyon Fire was the costliest in Colorado’s history, burning over 18,000 acres and nearly 350 buildings. The NFPA Journal feature story After Waldo Canyon takes a look at what pre-mitigation lessons can be learned from the blaze.
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