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Construction Concerns: Job Site Fuel Storage, Part II

Gregory Havel continues looking at the requirements for the storage and dispensing of flammable and combustible liquids as per NFPA standards.

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Are Your Critical Decision-Making Skills Evolving?

This is an article about critical decision making, excluding the decisions made on the fireground and at the emergenc...

Oregon Pursues Damages from Fire Starters

Forestry officials say a potential multi-million dollar claim against a Douglas County resident believed to have acci...

Fire at Modesto (CA) Company Creates $2 Million in Damage

A multiple-alarm fire at a north Modesto building materials company Saturday morning spread quickly and sent plumes o...

EZ-Scape Pro Integrated Self-Rescue Belt

The EZ-Scape Pro™ Integrated Self-Rescue Belt incorporates new features and has been designed  to bett...

São Paulo Fire Department to Donn PBI Max™ by Safety Components

PBI Max, the strongest and most durable PBI outer shell fabric in the world, has been selected as the outer shell fab...


Paterson (NJ) Fire Photos

Firefighters battle flames at the port of Los Angeles.

Buffalo (NY) firefighters battle a dwelling fire.

Rutherford House Fire

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UL Fire Safety Journal 2

In this issue of Underwriter Laboratories' Fire Safety Journal series you can learn more about UL's live burn experiments, computer modeling and statistical analysis -- all reflecting Fire Safety challenges of today.


Center for Campus Fire Safety

Mississippi State University Fire Displaces More Than 150 Students

A candle started a fire of the third floor of the four-story Oak Hall dormitory, on the campus of Mississippi State University last night.

Public Education

Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. has been re-appointed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to continue serving on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). 

Building Construction

Two-Alarm Condo Fire Challenges Virginia Beach Firefighters

Densely packed buildings with limited access/egress, combined with their combustibility and construction, resulted in a complex incident with a well-advanced fire. MICHAEL J. BARAKEY


Yocha Dehe (CA) FD Earns Prestigious International Accreditation for the Second Time

The Fire Department of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has again earned accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The decision was announced August 27 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) first earned accreditation in 2010 and is the only Native American fire department to do so.


Are Your Critical Decision-Making Skills Evolving?

This is an article about critical decision making, excluding the decisions made on the fireground and at the emergency scene. They include decisions pertaining to a team's behavioral norms necessary for functioning effectively.

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