Kevin J. Mochen recounts the 1972 collapse of the Hotel Vendome in Boston, an event which killed nine firefighters, the largest single loss of members' lives in Boston (MA) Fire Department history.
The Fire Sprinkler Initiative, a project of the NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) are co-hosting Home Fire Sprinkler Week, a North America wide virtual effort to show the value of home fire sprinklers.
A grandmother and her three grandchildren were killed in a weekend house fire in Alexandria, Louisiana, according to reports.
John Norman, retired deputy assistant chief with the Fire Department of New York and a fire protection engineers, discusses the importance of residential fire sprinklers when it comes to fire safety.
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition invites all U.S. fire departments to apply for new stipend awards that will increase local awareness of home fire sprinklers.
Mark van der Feyst reviews additional items that can be placed in a standpipe tool kit.
How do you keep track of the state of your area’s hydrants, standpipes, and sprinklers? Some thoughts from Frank R. Myers.
Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the fundamentals when it comes to putting together a standpipe hose kit.
In this Training Minutes video, Paul Dansbach looks at some of the details on a typical building standpipe system, including a combination sprinkler-standpipe riser, control valves, a pressure regulating device, and roof manifold.
In this episode of Training Minutes, Paul Dansbach looks at the component parts of an electric-driven fire pump for a high-rise building.