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Fire chiefs share lessons learned from recent high profile emergencies including hurricanes, hi-r...
Fire chiefs share lessons learned from recent high profile emergencies including hurricanes, hi-r...
Fire chiefs from France, the United Kingdom, and the United States gathered in Quincy, Massachusetts at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) to listen to first-hand accounts of some of the biggest emergency response in...
Construction of World�s First Full Scale Hyperloop Capsule Begins
Construction of World�s First Full Scale Hyperloop Capsule Begins
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world�s first full-scale Passenger Hyperloop� Capsule. HTT is one of a handful of startups that have been working toward developing the concept � a mode of passenger and freight ...
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 ...
Deadly fire at high-rise tower in North Kensington, England, kills 12 people and injures 78, acco...
Deadly fire at high-rise tower in North Kensington, England, kills 12 people and injures 78, acco...
According to an NBC News report,�12 people have died and 78 people were injured at Grenfell Tower, a high-rise residential building in West London, England, after a fire broke out at the 24-story apartment �block� early Wednesday morning. The cause of ...
Commentary: Addressing cancer within the fire service must start with embracing home fire sprinklers
Commentary: Addressing cancer within the fire service must start with embracing home fire sprinklers
There is a lot of discussion about changing the culture of the fire service today. In my nearly 40 years in the fire service, I have witnessed a lot of positive change; firefighters smoking cigarettes are rare, most all firefighters wear SCBA, and ther...
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
NFPA 1: Requirements for emergency egress and relocation drills, #FireCodefridays
For many, the month of May signals the home stretch of the school year.� However, this shouldn't be a time to overlook required safety practices in the event an emergency should occur.� Just this past Wednesday, a fire destroyed the Appleseed Academy s...