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Deadly fire in Bangladesh

A factory fire in Bangladesh has taken the lives of more than 50 workers and injured at least 20, underscoring catastrophic and systemic life safety challenges in that country. The latest incident is a prime example of a region that is and has been for quite some time, challenged by every component of the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem™.

Addressing America's Wildfire Crisis
The US has suffered a relentless tally of losses due to wildfire, a trend that experts predict will only continue to grow. Outthink Wildfire™ is a new initiative aimed at significantly lowering community wildfire risk in the country by 2050. 

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