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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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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...

Close the Door: Small Towns, Big Impact

Many paid and volunteer firefighters go their entire careers without ever pulling a victim out of a structure. Sharin...

Humpday Hangout: Community Integrated Risk Reduction

On today's Humpday Hangout, host Rick Lasky talks to guests Becki White, Jim Crawford, and Brian Zaitz and community ...

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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

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.

Building Construction

Construction Concerns: Roofs: Snow Load

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at the amount of snow load that a roof is designed to hold according to building code requirements among other variables.

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Too Small a Value on Human Lives

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. It was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United States.

Fire Engineering

February 2015
Volume 168, Issue 2
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