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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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Firefighters Describe Their Work Battling California Wildfires

Much of the work preventing wildfires happens far from the flames.

Suspect Arraigned in King Fire (CA)

As fire officials began to confirm the first loss of homes and structures in the King fire, the man accused of settin...

Maryland Firefighters and Paramedics Team Up With Area Schools to Make Pledge

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) and the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) have...

Two Men Killed After One Sets Both on Fire in Detroit House

Arson investigators were at a house Friday in southwest Detroit where a fire killed two people.

Legal Minute: Fire Inspections

Why do we perform fire inspections? Retired deputy fire chief and attorney John K. Murphy discusses the legal aspects...

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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

Albright College (PA) Sophomore Dies in Early Morning Fire

The Albright College campus community, in Reading, Pennsylvania, is mourning the loss of a student who died in an off-campus house fire early Saturday morning, September 13, 2014.

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Harris County (TX) New Emergency Operations Center Equipped to Serve One of the Fastest Growing Regions

Harris County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation has a new, state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to help local governments and emergency responders serve and protect residents during disasters and emergencies.

Building Construction

What Would You Do? Remodeled Motel Fire

Skip Coleman offers a firefighter training simulation in which he asks how you would respond to this fire at a remodeled hotel in your area.

Codes

Modular Concerns: The Dangers of Sunflight Reflected Off Energy-Efficient Windows

Kevin A. Gallagher follows up on his October 2013 article with this update on the dangers of a new type of fire cause.

Systems

Spartan ERV Reports 20 Unit Order for Sao Paulo, Brazil

Spartan ERV (Emergency Response Vehicles), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), announced that it has been awarded by the Sao Paulo (Brazil) Fire Department an order for 20 units.

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Firefighters Describe Their Work Battling California Wildfires

September 21, 2014

Much of the work preventing wildfires happens far from the flames.

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