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

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AFSA Announces Schedule for 2015 Sprinkler System Planning Schools

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2015 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler S...

Winds Help Spread Buffalo (NY) Structure Fire

Buffalo (NY) firefighters responded in the late afternoon of October 25, 2014, after several calls reporting a struct...

Get the Roof!

You arrive at a fire on the top floor of a building and the incident commander (IC) tells your company to get the roo...

Humpday Hangout: Building Construction and Firefighter LODD Reports

In yesterday's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and Fire Rescue Editor in Chief Erich R...

Two Chicago Firefighters Injured in Extra-Alarm Fire

Two firefighters were trapped in an extra-alarm fire at a residential building in the Bridgeport neighborhood that di...

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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

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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Foundation Strives to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Born of tragedy, the Lindsey O'Brien Kesling (LOK) Wishing Tree Foundation seeks to help raise awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide and empower fire departments to create dynamic public education campaigns to help save lives.

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AFSA Announces Schedule for 2015 Sprinkler System Planning Schools

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2015 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Five 2015 class sessions have been scheduled for January 19-30, March 16-27, May 11-22, July 20-31, and September 14-25.

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Exova Warringtonfire Increases Sprinkler Head Testing Capabilities in Australia

Exova Warringtonfire, the specialist fire and security testing and certification provider, has made an investment which expands its sprinkler head testing capabilities in Australia.

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AFSA Announces Schedule for 2015 Sprinkler System Planning Schools

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2015 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Five 2015 class sessions have been scheduled for January 19-30, March 16-27, May 11-22, July 20-31, and September 14-25.

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AFSA Announces Schedule for 2015 Sprinkler System Planning Schools

October 30, 2014 The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2015 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler S...

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October 2014
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