NFPA report - Home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines
An overview of home structure fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines and includes statistics by factor contributing to ignition, item first ignited and area of origin.
NFPA research fact sheet: Home Fires Involving Clothes Dryers and Washing Machines
Download this fact sheet that includes statistics from NFPA's report on fires started by washer and dryers. In 2010–2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year.
New report outlines trends in home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines
In recent years, the annual number of home fires involving clothes dryers and washing machines reported to U.S. fire departments has fluctuated from year to year, after falling in the early 1980s and then leveling off in the 1990s. This is according to a…
Antifreeze (in home fire sprinklers)
Arson and intentional fires
Arson and youth fire setting
Board and care facilities
Campus and dorm fires
Car fires - see vehicle safety tips
Christmas tree fires
Cigarettes - see smoking…
10 Tips to Keep You Safe from Electrical Hazards During Hurricane Season
As Hurricanes Marco and Laura approach the Gulf Coast this week, experts are calling their arrival “unprecedented” as the two storms could make landfall within days of each other. Weather experts are also reminding coastal communities that additional…
NFPA Journal - Growing Pains, Sept Oct 2016
NFPA Journal explores the burgeoning commercial marijuana industry, including grow houses, extraction facilities, and lessons learned in Colorado.
NFPA Journal - In Compliance NFPA 13D, Mar Apr 2016
NFPA’s In Compliance Column, NFPA 13D, explores some popular myths spread by homebuilders about residential fire sprinklers and explains why those myths are wrong.
Balancing Museum Security and Life Safety
The balance between security and life safety in museums and other cultural occupancies
NFPA Journal - Facing Cancer, May June 2017
As cancer ravages the fire service nationwide, Boston has emerged as an unlikely leader in protecting its firefighters against the disease.