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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...
Northeast US wildfire crews assist with fires in western Canada
Northeast US wildfire crews assist with fires in western Canada
A wildfire crew comprised of 16 state firefighters from Massachusetts DCR and 4 State Firefighters from New Hampshire Dept of Lands have been assisting firefighting efforts on the Elephant Hill fire in British Columbia, Canada.� The 20 person hand crew...
The Intersection of IoT with Building Safety Codes
The Intersection of IoT with Building Safety Codes
AT the first session this morning, Steve Griffith and Jack Lyons from NEMA reviewed the Association's strategic initiatives related to the internet of things. Steve showed the projected growth of interconnected devices to 40 billion by 2019. He focused...
Maintaining fire and life safety in a challenging enforcement environment
Maintaining fire and life safety in a challenging enforcement environment
NFPA works daily with a committed group of professionals who are responsible for maintaining fire and life safety in their facilities worldwide. Often those facilities are located in domestic and global jurisdictions with varying levels of safety enfor...
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, ...
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.