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Arial photo of the Ghost Ship warehouse after fireBY ANGELO VERZONI • 2 MINUTE READ

Illegal housing in a Boston storage facility recalls Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse

The Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland, California, following a deadly fire. (Getty Images) Boston city officials announced this week that they recently ordered a number of occupants who were illegally living in a storage facility to vacate the area "given the unsafe living conditions and health conditions," according to The Boston Herald. The…

Crowd shot of concertgoersBY JESSE ROMAN • 3 MINUTE READ

'Dude, What's In This Pill?' Managing the Risks of Festival Season

It’s the height of summer, which means it’s the height of festival season in North America, Europe, and elsewhere. Over the last decade, there has been a massive surge both in the number of multi-day music festivals across the globe, as well as the number of people attending. In August alone, there are 36 big festivals planned in the U.S.,…

Building with words Vegas Strong painted onBY ANGELO VERZONI • 2 MINUTE READ

A fire chief who responded to nation's deadliest mass shooting tells his story

Craig Cooper had never seen anything like it before. It was "surreal," he told me in June. As a special operations battalion chief for Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, Cooper responded on the…

Close up of Dr Richard Kamin's handsBY ANGELO VERZONI • 2 MINUTE READ

An emergency medicine physician who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tells his story

It can happen anywhere. That's just one of many things Dr. Richard Kamin will tell you about an active shooter or other hostile event. Five and a half years ago, he learned that lesson the hardest way possible. As an emergency medicine physician who provides medical support for various law enforcement agencies in Connecticut…

Sign for the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, WIBY ANGELO VERZONI • 2 MINUTE READ

A former law enforcement officer who was shot 15 times responding to an active shooter tells his story

This is the first in a series of three videos featuring the personal stories of NFPA 3000 technical committee members. Brian Murphy isn’t shy about telling his story. A retired law enforcement officer who now works for a bullet-proof vest manufacturer, Murphy even jokes about what happened to him six years ago. He says Swiss is his favorite…

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