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NFPA 37: Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines

This standard establishes criteria for minimizing the hazards of fire related to the installation and operation of stationary combustion engines and stationary gas turbines that are fueled by liquid or gaseous fuels and are used as prime movers for emergency generators, fire pumps, and stand-by and peak power systems.
NFPA statistics - Firefighter deaths by type of duty
A table of firefighter deaths by type of duty.
Service or Gas Station Fires report | NFPA
From 2014 through 2018, an average of 550 structure fires (13 percent) per year caused an average of one civilian death, nine civilian injuries, and $11.1 million (37 percent) in direct property damage annually.
NFPA 1710 Metro 2014
Latest NFPA Podcast Highlights Benefits of Using a New Online Tool That Helps Communities Assess their Safety Ecosystem and Address Gaps Before a Disaster Strikes
In early August, Meghan Housewright, the director of the NFPA Fire & Life Policy Institute announced the launch of the new Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem Assessment Tool that is helping users identify gaps in their community’s capacity to support safety and…
NFPA 1: When is Fire Department Access Required? #FireCodeFridays
Special thanks to Zack Fischer, one the interns spending a summer at the NFPA working in our Technical Services and Engineering divisions, for his contributions to this blog. Zack is studying for his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at…
NFPA's fie statistics for structure fire in schools
This NFPA report has been broken down into three subsections: Day-Care Centers, Pre-k through Grade 12 Education Properties, and College Classroom Buildings and Adult Education Centers.
Firefighters and Fire Departments by the Numbers
Each year, NFPA® provides an overview of fire departments in the United States. The analysis includes firefighters, fire departments, apparatus, and stations. The results are based on data collected by two NFPA annual surveys, the US fire experience…
NFPA - Non-Fire Electrical Incidents
This NFPA report shows the breakdown of non-fire electrical incidents reported to local fire departments in the U.S. during 2014 by incident type and property type. Estimates are provided for specific types of electrical rescues and incidents without rescues.
NFPA report - U.S. fire department profile
This report includes statistics on the numbers and characteristics of U.S. of fire departments and firefighters.
NFPA - For the fire service
Project Holiday is a great way for members of the fire service to get the information they need to help raise awareness about fire safety in their own communities. Find these helpful resources that you can download and use in your campaigns.
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Answering the wicked questions around wildfire
How can diverse disciplines make sense of the complex problem of wildfire? What are some ways that professionals in disaster resilience, land use planning, building design, construction, and insurance become involved in a national policy push to end the…
Don’t get caught up in the heat of the moment: practice candle safety this Valentine’s Day
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, NFPA encourages everyone to use candles safely and avoid ruining a romantic evening. From 2014 to 2018, US fire departments responded to an average of 7,600 home fires started by candles per year. These fires cause an…
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