Building Construction

FEATURED

Metal Roofs      

Metal Roofs

Metal roofs can complicate the size-up of buildings for firefighters, writes Gregory Havel.

Read More >>

Fire Prevention & Protection Video

Building Construction Articles

Ottawa Training Program Focuses on Modern Fire Dynamics

Ottawa Fire Services is involved with other international players in the realm of firefighting in devloping a new cur...

Construction Concerns: Roofing Materials Tests

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel discusses the ins and outs of roofing materials that firefighters may...

New Jersey Firefighters Battle Fire at Vacant Commercial Building

The North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Department responded to a pair of fires in North Bergen today, including a ...

Oregon Gulch Fire Expands and Destroys Three Homes

People who live along Highway 66 near Ashland should be ready to evacuate because of a wildfire, the Jackson County S...

Winter Roof Collapses

Now that the heat of summer is on us, it's appropriate to look back on one of the worst ice- and snow-filled winters ...

Photo Gallery


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.

Read More >>

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

Ottawa Training Program Focuses on Modern Fire Dynamics

Ottawa Fire Services is involved with other international players in the realm of firefighting in devloping a new curriculum based on an understanding of modern fire behavior and fire dynamics.

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

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 of Things (IoT) Innovator of the Year Award for 2014 from Axeda Corporation.  

Top News

Tyco SimplexGrinnell Receives Innovator of the Year Award from Axeda

August 28, 2014 Tyco SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business and longtime in the industry of fire and life safety, has received the Internet...

Buyers Guide

Featured Companies


More Buyer's Guide >