NFPA on local news to discuss dangers of backdrafts and firefighter safety

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Mar 28, 2014


Following the tragic fatal Boston townhouse fire on Wednesday night, where the lives of two heroes, Lt. Edward Walsh and firefighter Michael Kennedy, were lost, many people started to search for answers about how the fire started and spread so quickly. 

NFPA's Ken Willette, division manager of our Public Fire Protection division and past fire chief and Don Bliss, vice president of field operations and past state fire marshal appeared on several local news broadcasts last night to discuss the dangers of backdrafts as well as firefighter safety. 


Watch the clips below from WGBH and WBZ Boston to hear what they had to say.