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NFPA's National Fire Data Survey builds the case for improving data
NFPA's National Fire Data Survey builds the case for improving data
The National Fire Data Survey, commissioned by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), shows that while the fire service considers the fire data ecosystem to be inconsistent, under-utilized, and incomplete, it also views data as critical, impo...
So, how many fires occur in a particular type of property?
So, how many fires occur in a particular type of property?
Sometimes, you want to know the latest estimates of fires in or at a particular occupancy or property.��Maybe you care about structure fires only.� Maybe�you also�want to look at vehicle fires or outside and unclassified fires.� You may be interested i...
Connecting the dots on today�s fire problem
Connecting the dots on today�s fire problem
The Grenfell Tower fire in London has been a horrific fire tragedy.� With a loss of 79 lives thus far, it is one of the most tragic fires to occur in the UK in recent decades.� Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims as well to t...
NFPA awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Ann Jones for advocacy efforts
NFPA awards James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal to Ann Jones for advocacy efforts
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that Ann Jones has received the 2017 James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal for her lifelong devotion to fire safety and having an influential role in the passage of a nationwide requirement for reside...
�Tiny homes� movement prompts NFPA to offer guidance on building and life safety components of th...
�Tiny homes� movement prompts NFPA to offer guidance on building and life safety components of th...
An alternative to traditional housing options, tiny homes are growing in popularity. These permanent dwellings, known for their small size and economical living costs, are cropping up across the U.S., as are concerns regarding the applicability of buil...
Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
Numbers tell a powerful story about NFPA�s ability to engage international audiences
NFPA has been working with international stakeholders for decades. Try as we might, long distances can often preclude NFPA staff from traveling to countries that are looking to learn more about codes, training, and best practices. Technology, however, ...