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Jack Murphy and Sean DeCrane on how to best capture critical building information for an initial response and further support fireground operations.

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NFPA Reports Total Cost of Fire Up 34 Percent from 1980

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released an updated report on the total cost of fire in the U.S. whic...

True North Introduces New Dual Complaint Stationwear Pants

True North Gear, the makers of bags, backpacks and fire resistant clothing, is introducing new Dual Compliant Pants t...

Fireground Safety Tips

Thomas N. Warren asks "So, what can the average firefighter, operating daily in his fire company, do to operate ...

FDIC 2014 Recap: Hurst Jaws of Life's eDRAULIC 2.0 Line

FDIC 2014 Recap: Globe Introduces Several New Products

Globe's Rob Freese helps introduce the newest Globe products at FDIC 2014.

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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

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Student Injured by Fire; 23 Sorority Sisters Displaced

A fire at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma) Sorority House, was reported at approximately 10:44 this morning, March 21, 2014.

Public Education

Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics of staying safe.

Building Construction

'Radically Sustainable' Buildings: The Next Challenge for Firefighters?

Firefighters around the nation have recognized the need to understand the dangers posed by "green" building construction or sustainable design. But a new generation of these types of buildings may further complicate things from a preincident planning perspective.

Codes

CSB Releases Preliminary Findings in West (TX) Explosion

The CSB released preliminary findings into the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer explosion and fire in West, Texas, which resulted in at least 14 fatalities, 226 injuries, and widespread community damage.

Systems

FDIC 2014 Recap: Hale Offers Demonstrations of its Latest Products

At FDIC 2014, Hale presented its extensive product line of firefighting pumps and foam systems including SmartCAFS systems, Class 1 electronics and gauges, and portable pump units.

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FDIC 2014 Recap: Hale Offers Demonstrations of its Latest Products

April 23, 2014 At FDIC 2014, Hale presented its extensive product line of firefighting pumps and foam systems including SmartCAFS sy...

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