September 11 and NFPA codes/standards; Sparky the Fire Dog turns 60; Catastrophic multi-death fires in 2010 and the annual Fire Loss in the U.S. report.
A look at how 9/11 shaped the development of some of NFPA’s most important codes and standards - and how that process continues.
A breakdown of all the 2010 multiple-death fires.
Last year, 29 multiple-death fires in the United States killed 175 people, including 30 children.
U.S. fire departments responded to 1,331,500 fires, a decrease of 1.3 percent from the previous year.
A look at the life of Sparky the Fire Dog®, who turned 60 this year, by his best friend.
Fire safety is a constant concern at Antarctica’s McMurdo Station, a research outpost 830 miles from the South Pole.
Learning from sacrifice
Paul Dunphy, code compliance coordinator at Harvard University, on how colleges and universities can demonstrate the value of NFPA 3 for commissioning and integrated testing
How an underutilized Life Safety Code tool can improve safety at outdoor assembly venues.
Kitchen fire damages restaurant.
The 1930 Ohio prison fire.
U.S. Structure Fires in Stores and Other Mercantile Properties.
Consider investing in a portable GFCI as part of your PPE arsenal.
Is the teaching of codes and standards redundant or out of date?
Why you need contingency plans for fires in buildings that are being razed.
Historic events result in new requirements in NFPA 72®.
Changes to sprinkler systems should not compromise performance.
Elevator lobby egress is an aspect of building safety that can be overlooked.
Fire Prevention Week is the longest-running U.S. public safety observance.