NFPA 241 ensures fire safety throughout the construction process
BREAKING NEWS: On Thursday, September 14, a fire broke out at an apartment building under construction in Weymouth, Massachusetts. According to local news reports, the structure has been destroyed.
Multiple large-scale fires have occurred at…
Recent Fires at Residential Occupancies under Construction Reinforce Critical Importance of NFPA 241
Townhouse complex fire in Reno, NV - Photo courtesy of Reno Gazette Journal
Two massive fires in the last ten days occurred at residential complexes under construction, reinforcing the critical importance of following the fire and life safety requirements…
NFPA Journal - Dispatches, Nov Dec 2018
The blaze that gutted a museum in Brazil in September is the latest example of a catastrophic fire in a historic building.
NFPA Journal - The Arson Issue, Sept Oct 2017
Sidebar: Taking steps to protect buildings under construction against arson.
NFPA Journal - First Word, Jan Feb 2018
NFPA President Jim Pauley reflects on 2017 and looks at the year ahead.
NFPA Journal - International, Nov Dec 2017
Column: Opportunity knocks in China, and NFPA is being asked to take on a larger role.
NFPA Journal - NFPA 241, Sept Oct 2017
The number of fires in buildings under construction has surged. What can NFPA do?
The Importance of Safeguarding Site Construction, Alteration, and Demolition during the COVID-19 Pandemic
On March 16, Boston became the first city in the nation to issue a stop (for two weeks) to its booming construction industry. Shortly after, similar measures were put into place in Pennsylvania, where on March 19, all construction operations were also…
NFPA Journal - Dispatches, Spring 2021
Fires in buildings under construction continue to occur at an alarming rate, prompting efforts to beef up protections