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NFPA experts lead American Wood Council webinar on Fire Protection During Construction
NFPA experts lead American Wood Council webinar on Fire Protection During Construction
On July 13th, from 1:55 - 3:30pm ET, the American Wood Council will be hosting a free webinar on Fire Protection during Construction. This 90-minute webinar will introduce attendees to several of the recent major fires and their causes, the many fire-r...
Future Army Soldiers Could Have �Third Arm� to Carry Weapons
Future Army Soldiers Could Have �Third Arm� to Carry Weapons
The U.S. Army is developing a �third arm� device that can be attached to a soldier�s protective vest to hold a weapon. The purpose of the device is to redirect all of the weight of a weapon to the soldier�s body and lessen the weight on the soldier�s a...
Energy storage systems: fire safety focus of discussions in the U.S. and abroad
Energy storage systems: fire safety focus of discussions in the U.S. and abroad
Last week was the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) New England Chapter monthly dinner meeting, and the topic of discussion was energy storage systems (ESS). At the meeting, Lieutenant Paul Rogers from the Fire Department of New York gave a p...
NVFC introduces new animated video about firefighter contamination and cancer
NVFC introduces new animated video about firefighter contamination and cancer
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has created a new animated video to bring attention to the organization�s Serve Strong program and raise awareness about contamination and cancer in the fire service. The video is the second developed by NVFC....
BMW cars on fire: not the first time cars catch fire while shut off
BMW cars on fire: not the first time cars catch fire while shut off
BMW car owners are a little on edge these days with news outlets across the country reporting that the popular German cars are bursting into flames while parked, in some cases, for days. The resulting damage has been extensive, especially when the vehi...
See It Before You Sign It campus fire safety campaign raises awareness of off-campus housing fire...
See It Before You Sign It campus fire safety campaign raises awareness of off-campus housing fire...
As part of an effort to help reduce fire deaths on U.S. college campuses,�the�National Fire Protection Association�(NFPA),�Campus Firewatch, the�U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the�U.S. Fire Administration�(USFA) are teaming up again...