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The True Meaning of Public "Education"

So, public education is the new silver bullet. But what is it, really? asks Becki White.

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CFSI, IFSTA Announce Recipients of 2015 Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and the International Fire Service Training Association at Fire Prot...

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake 'Smoke Detector' Blitz

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters participated in a smoke detector "blitz," providing homes in an area of the ...

Tennessee House Fire Offers Valuable Safety Lesson

When fire breaks out in a home, a closed door can mean the difference between life and death.

Spring Forward: Change Your Clocks and Your Batteries!

It’s that time of the year again; daylight saving time is back! March 8th, marks the beginning of that extra sunlight...

A Tale of Two Fires

Two fires validate Overland Park (KS) Fire Department's approach of installing range top fire extinguishers among tar...

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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

CFSI, IFSTA Announce Recipients of 2015 Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and the International Fire Service Training Association at Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University (IFSTA/FPP-OSU) are honored to select two fire prevention education pioneers, Cathy Lohr and Pam Powell, as the 2015 recipients of the Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education.

Building Construction

Structure Fires: Beware of the Danger Above Your Head

One of the most important safety lessons new firefighters can learn is how much fire can be over their heads with little or no indication below. I almost learned this lesson the hard way more than 40 years ago at a fire in a drug store. On arrival, we saw light gray smoke a few inches below the store's 12-foot-high tin ceiling.

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Fighting Fires in Motels of Modular Construction

The article "Vacant Warehouse Fire: Lessons Learned" (Fire Engineering, June 2011, 59-68, http://bit.ly/19xXMkz) details a 1992 multiple-alarm fire in Fort Worth, Texas. I wanted to highlight the lessons firefighters learned in attacking a five-alarm fire in a vacant high-rise structure.

Fire Engineering

February 2015
Volume 168, Issue 2
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