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Code Changes on Deck

Jack Murphy details some of the proposed building and fire code changes put forward for the ICC Final Code Hearing in Atlantic City.

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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-appoint...

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.

Demands to Change Codes Following Devastating Fire Being Ignored in NJ

Seven months after the devastating fire that ripped through a large apartment complex in Edgewater, fire officials are renewing calls to lawmakers ...

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...

Ohio Passes Bill to Amend Building, Fire Codes, Adopts Rules to Allow Barricade Devices

On the heels of the National Fire Protection Association’s release of a School Safety, Codes and Security report earlier this month, in which the n...

CO2Meter to Present on Carbon Dioxide and Monitoring Options to Fire Prevention Association of Nevada

CO2Meter, Inc. will present an educational session on carbon dioxide gas, its effects, and how to monitor for it to the Fire Prevention Association...

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 proce...

Open question to 2015 FDIC attendees

You made the trek to the epicenter of fire service training, information, and networking and returned home with knowledge, freebies, and dirty clot...

Transgressions and Forgiveness

A friend called the other day and asked a question and hoped it would not insult me, but he was very upset and needed to vent to someone. 

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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.

Public Education

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). 

Building Construction

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.

Systems

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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EZ-Scape Pro Integrated Self-Rescue Belt

August 27, 2015 The EZ-Scape Pro™ Integrated Self-Rescue Belt incorporates new features and has been designed  to bett...

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