September/October issue of the NFPA Journal is available

Topics include furniture flammability, response to mass-casualty shootings and latest fire loss statistics

September 16, 2013 – The latest issue of NFPA Journal®, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) includes stories on furniture flammability and the challenges of response to mass-casualty shootings. Statistics from the latest reports on fire loss in the United States, multiple death fires by type, and catastrophic multiple death fires are also included.

Magazine features are linked below:

Video: NFPA’s John Hall on upholstered furniture flammability report

Video: NFPA’s Tracy Vecchiarelli on open flame testing for upholstered furniture

Video: NFPA’s Robert Solomon discusses NFPA codes and shooting incidents

The digital version of the September/October 2013. NFPA Journal with hot-linked content from the print version is available online. The NFPA Journal mobile app is available through the Apple App Store.

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