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It's Fireworks Season: Rules and Regulations Review

The Fourth of July season is upon us. Take the time to review the following information for the purpose of becoming familiar with fireworks, public displays, and related operations such as transportation, general precautions, and working with other agencies having jurisdiction

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Strive to Be a "Type I" Officer

Type I officers are competent at their job skills and likable to coworkers, supervisors, and subordinates. HIDEKATSU KAJITANI     &n...

Today's Fireground: Revisiting the 13-Point Size-Up

It doesn't matter what method you use to organize your thoughts during size-up as long as it works when you respond to an emergency. ALBE BASSETT&n...

Boston Firefighters to Be Armed with Building Data

The Boston (MA) Fire Department is working with the city's data analytics team to get critical building information into the hands of firefighters ...

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...

St. Louis Firefighters Battle Fire at Vacant Warehouse

Firefighters battled a four-alarm fire last night at a vacant warehouse in The Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri.

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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...

Construction Concerns: Blocked Emergency Exits

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks at the codes regarding the dangers of obstructed emergency exits at buildings under construct...

Building Construction - Fires in Pole Building Construction: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Know the dangers of post-and-frame construction, which is common in many areas of the country. Douglas Fishel


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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Howard County (MD) Fire Officials Urge Fireworks Safety This Independence Day

As the Fourth of July holiday approached, Howard County (MD) Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) reminded residents and businesses to keep their celebrations safe during the holiday.

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Tyco Fire Protection Products Introduces Mobile App

Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP), in the total fire suppression solutions industry, has introduced a mobile app that streamlines the process of selecting a portable fire extinguisher.

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Nation's Largest Fire Sprinkler Exhibition is Officially Sold-Out Three Months in Advance

As of June 2015, the American Fire Sprinkler Association's (AFSA) national trade show has officially sold out in the main exhibit hall. Representatives from nearly 110 of the nation's leading companies serving the fire sprinkler industry will be on hand for AFSA in Phoenix: Rising to Excellence, October 10-13 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Tyco Fire Protection Products Introduces Mobile App

August 2, 2015 Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP), in the total fire suppression solutions industry, has introduced a mobile ...

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