Lessons learned from the Comayagua, Honduras prison fire; The costliest wildfire in Colorado history; 2011 Fire Loss in the United States report; and the Catastrophic Multiple-Death Fires in 2011.
What the recent Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado can teach us about pre-fire mitigation, and how those lessons can be used by the 70,000 communities nationwide that face the threat of wildfire
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.
Last year, U.S. fire departments responded to nearly 1.4 million fires, 4.4 percent more than the year before.
A detailed look at the Comayagua fire and how NFPA codes and standards can be used to improve fire safety in prisons and other occupancies throughout Latin America.
The Wildfire Imperative
Philip Stittleburg, the new chair of NFPA’s Board of Directors, on the association’s goals, the volunteer fire service, and more.
Newcomers fuel a debate on sprinklering animal housing facilities, and end up getting a crash course in NFPA and its code development process.
Hot coals start multimillion-dollar fire.
A 20-year look at the Woburn Nursing Center fire.
How advances in firefighter safety can affect the overall fire problem.
How to approach a basement fire.
How NFPA 72 and NFPA 101 work together to protect schools.
New information on requirements for accessible design in the NEC.
Sprinker protection for one type of storage may not work for others.
Controlling combustible decorations is an important part of fire safety.
This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme is "Have 2 Ways Out."
Simple questions, difficult answers, and why wildfire mitigation works.