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Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code

The threshold for requiring a manual fire alarm system in Section 907.2.3 of the 2015 International Fire Code&nb...

Fighting Fires in Motels of Modular Construction

The article "Vacant Warehouse Fire: Lessons Learned" (Fire Engineering, June 2011, 59-68, http://bit.ly/19x...

Lawsuit Charges Indian Hill Couple Misrepresented Fire Claims

An insurance company is suing the owners of an Indian Hill mansion that burned down last year, accusing them of hidin...

Beam Smoke Detectors Partners with Detroit Lions NFL Players

To ensure the safety of its players and staff, the Detroit Lions NFL team has selected FFE's optical b...

Building Construction - Luxury Apartments: Is Your Department Ready?

Today's apartments have evolved into small communities all their own. Stuart Grant

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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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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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Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code

The threshold for requiring a manual fire alarm system in Section 907.2.3 of the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC) has been raised from 30 occupants to 50. The emergency voice/alarm communication system requirement has been raised to 100 occupants. (This information is excerpted from the Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code.)

 

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Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code

The threshold for requiring a manual fire alarm system in Section 907.2.3 of the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC) has been raised from 30 occupants to 50. The emergency voice/alarm communication system requirement has been raised to 100 occupants. (This information is excerpted from the Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code.)

 

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Significant Changes to the 2015 International Fire Code

April 23, 2015 The threshold for requiring a manual fire alarm system in Section 907.2.3 of the 2015 International Fire Code&nb...

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