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.
A 19-year-old French citizen who was gravely injured when flames tore through a high-rise apartment tower this week died Friday evening at a hospital, authorities said.
The Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping reduce fire-related injuries and deaths among children, announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors and its 2020-2022 Officer team.
Hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes are target hazards posing a considerable risk to occupants because of the large numbers and nonambulatory nature of these facilities’ residents and the inability to evacuate the residents vertically in the building.
As the scope of the World Trade Center (WTC) tragedy came into focus in the hours following the attacks, I wondered what happened to the towers. Why did they come down so quickly?