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Fire Protection Research Foundation hosts 21st Annual Suppression, Detection and Signaling Sympos...
Fire Protection Research Foundation hosts 21st Annual Suppression, Detection and Signaling Sympos...
The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), announced it will co-hosting the 21st annual Suppression, Detection and Signaling Symposium (SUPDET� 2017) with the University of Duisburg-Essen (...
NIST report: Human frailty a contributing factor in home fire deaths
NIST report: Human frailty a contributing factor in home fire deaths
A new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) emphasizes the likelihood of either dying or getting injured in home fires based on�certain�age�groups.�
Remembering Ann Marie Gallagher and the unsolved mystery of the Cocoanut Grove Fire
Remembering Ann Marie Gallagher and the unsolved mystery of the Cocoanut Grove Fire
On the 70th anniversary of the Cocoanut Grove fire a few years back, three survivors told NFPA their stories. Ann Marie Gallagher was a 16-year-old girl from New Hampshire who was in Boston with her family, and was one of the survivors who we featured ...
NFPA announces 2018 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award winner
NFPA announces 2018 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award winner
The�National Fire Protection Association�(NFPA) has named Denise Hynes, public educator for Toronto Fire Services, as the 2018�Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year. Hynes will be recognized at NFPA�s 122nd�Conference & Expo, the premier event in f...
NFPA recognizes all firefighters on International Firefighters' Day
NFPA recognizes all firefighters on International Firefighters' Day
International Firefighters� Day (IFFD) is observed on May 4th, and is a time where the world�s community can recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible. It is also ...
Fire Safety and Connected Buildings
Fire Safety and Connected Buildings
If we are going to benefit from the connected buildings movement, we have to continue to reach out to organizations outside the fire community to show others the potential for these technologies to interconnect and enhance safety in a multitude of ways.