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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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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 wel...

Main Street Roof Operations

Roof work may make or break firefighting operations in a “Main Street” building such as an attached taxpayer structure. Joe Pronesti has a review o...

Quebec Government Releases Guide on Construction of 12-Story Wood Buildings

The government of the Canadian province of Quebec has released a guide on the construction of 12-story wood buildings, according to a release.

Firefighters, Register Now for Remote ICC Final Code Hearings Voting

Do you feel comfortable reading the outside of a building? Jack Murphy and Sean DeCrane urge you to join fellow firefighters in voting at the ICC C...

Construction Concerns: Job Site Fuel Storage, Part I

In the first part of his multipart Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks at codes and regulations regarding potentially hazardous fuels stored...

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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.

Construction Concerns: Job Site Fuel Storage, Part I

In the first part of his multipart Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks at codes and regulations regarding potentially hazardous fuels stored...

Construction Concerns: Repurposed Structures

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns focuses on the history of one building in his former district of Burlington, Wisconsin, that has under se...

Construction Concerns: Fuels and Fire Behavior

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks at the different ways and definitions of how temperature is measured and how it applies to fi...


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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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.

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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). 

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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.

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Columbus (IN) Firemen's Cheer Fund Ride Fast Approaching

The Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Ride will be held Saturday August 22. The one hundred mile ride begins and ends in the Fourth Street area of downtown Columbus, kickstands up at 9:30 a.m.

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Are Your Critical Decision-Making Skills Evolving?

September 2, 2015 This is an article about critical decision making, excluding the decisions made on the fireground and at the emergenc...

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