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Breaking Down Building Intelligence

Jack Murphy and Sean DeCrane have a real-time solution to enable crews to stay ahead of the construction industry and changing building systems.

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Colorado Volunteer Fire Departments Struggling with Staff Shortage

Volunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado's residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsibl...

NFPA Leadership Team Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Funds

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) took on the Ice Bucket Challenge today to help raise funds for the AL...

NFPA Announces Launch of Online Smoke Alarm Pledge

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the launch of an online smoke alarm pledge in partner...

GexCon Heralds Next Generation of Fire Risk Modelling with Release of FLACS-Fire

GexCon, in the sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software industry, announces ...

Tyco SimplexGrinnell Receives Innovator of the Year Award from Axeda

Tyco SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business and longtime in the industry of fire and life safety, has received the Internet...

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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

Smoking Materials Cause Fire at University of Kansas Fraternity House

Just before noon on August 26, 2014, a fire broke out at the Sigma Chi fraternity house, located in the 1400 block of Tennessee Street, Lawrence, KS, near the University of Kansas. 

Public Education

Firefighters and MDA Celebrate "60 Years Strong"

The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) are set to kick off another summer season of the fire fighters' spirited Fill the Boot campaign.

Building Construction

What Would You Do? Lightweight Wood Building

Check out a new firefighting simulation from John "Skip" Coleman on a fire in a lightweight constructed building.

Codes

HP Recalls Six Million Laptop Power Cords for Fire and Burn Hazard

HP issued the voluntary recall on Tuesday, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”

Systems

NFPA Leadership Team Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Funds

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) took on the Ice Bucket Challenge today to help raise funds for the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association.

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Colorado Volunteer Fire Departments Struggling with Staff Shortage

September 2, 2014 Volunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado's residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsibl...

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