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NFPA report reveals wide variations in state adoptions of NEC and neglect of electrical safety
NFPA report reveals wide variations in state adoptions of NEC and neglect of electrical safety
Across America, states vary widely in how promptly, or even if, they adopt the latest edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code� (NEC�). Not adhering to the latest edition can lead to serious shortfalls in electrical safety for citizens and a failur...
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...
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...
Dog snatches pancake from stove, accidentally starting house fire
Dog snatches pancake from stove, accidentally starting house fire
A dog accidentally started a fire this week while stealing a pancake from on top of a stove in a Southwick, Massachusetts, home.
Campus Fire Safety Month: a great time to consider an emergency preparedness plan for your school
Campus Fire Safety Month: a great time to consider an emergency preparedness plan for your school
If you�re a facility manager, building owner or enforcement official in charge of emergency preparedness for a college or university campus, you know a one-size-fits-all emergency management plan won�t cut it when it comes to the safety of students, fa...
Santa Ana winds driving wildfires across Southern California; 3 steps to help plan for a possible...
Santa Ana winds driving wildfires across Southern California; 3 steps to help plan for a possible...
A series of Santa Ana wind-driven wildfires have been burning in Southern California since Tuesday prompting the National Weather Service to call this, �the strongest and longest duration Santa Ana wind event we have seen so far this season.�