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Firefighting and Preserving the Fire Scene: Finding the Balance

The company officers and firefighters all play a huge role in every fire investigation, Danny Sheridan and Steve Chas...

Automatic Fire Suppression Cost-Effective for Long Haul

Commercial mariners, often far offshore and away from assistance, rely on their vessel to keep them safe. Automatic p...

Construction Concerns: Roofs: Snow Load

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at the amount of snow load that a roof is designed to hold according ...

SOLBERG Expands Product Development and Sales Staff

The Solberg Company, the world's foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware, announced...

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Optimizing Fleet, Reducing Non-Emergency Vehicles

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) is partnering with Enterprise Fleet Management to optimize its local f...

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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.

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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

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake 'Smoke Detector' Blitz

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters participated in a smoke detector "blitz," providing homes in an area of the city with detectors and educational materials.

Building Construction

Construction Concerns: Roofs: Snow Load

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at the amount of snow load that a roof is designed to hold according to building code requirements among other variables.

Codes

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Too Small a Value on Human Lives

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. It was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United States.

Systems

Mother and Child Critical After Fire at Long Beach (CA) Apartment Building

A mother and her young child were in critical condition after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Long Beach early Thursday, according to a news report.

FIRE SAFETY

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake 'Smoke Detector' Blitz

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters participated in a smoke detector "blitz," providing homes in an area of the city with detectors and educational materials.

Top News

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake 'Smoke Detector' Blitz

March 27, 2015 Indianapolis (IN) firefighters participated in a smoke detector "blitz," providing homes in an area of the ...

Fire Engineering

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