January / February 2003

Copyright Case, High-Rise Safety, Colonial Williamsburg, Getty Museum, Natural Disasters, Cocoanut Grove, Wildfire Detector.

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Anybody´s Guess
With lower court rulings and a pending Supreme Court decision, the future of code writing remains unclear.
Alisa Wolf


A traditional approach to high-rise safety is still the best approach.
John Paradise

Bringing Colonial Up to Code
In Colonial Williamsburg, safety officials have successfully balanced fire protection with historic preservation, allowing an important part of U.S. history to survive the test of time.
Pam Weiger


Building to Code
NFPA 5000™ and historic renovations
Ins and Outs
Recruiting the right partners can help you get your message out
Jenna Padula
Using fire alarm systems to protect our heritage
Wayne D. Moore
Just Ask
NFPA 13D installations protect where most fire deaths occur
Dana Haagensen
Fire Watch
Sprinkler controls natural-gas fire in Colorado
Kenneth J. Tremblay
Looking Back
...at the first Fire Prevention Handbook (1896)
John Nicholson
First Word
The biggest obstacle NFPA has ever faced?
James M. Shannon
Enhancements make NFPA´s best show even better
Brian Benstock
Heads Up
Sprinkler technology for historical retrofits has improved
Russell P. Fleming
Out Reach
NFPA finds new recruits for community safety
Meri-k Appy
In Compliance
NFPA codes create a balance between life safety and the preservation of history
Chip Carson
Structural Ops
Staging lets you manage incidents safely
Russ Sanders & Ben Klaene
Inside the Beltway
USFA database will help define departmental needs
Stephen Barlas