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Recently I had a information table at a Senior Citizen's Fair in my Municipality. I did some research prior to and the number one thing Seniors fear the most is losing their mobility. Being involved in a fire did not even make the list; not sure how far down it would be had the list not been a top ten list. So a little brainstorming had me…
hi every one , i need your kind help as i have a project for a museum in Dubai , the building consist of four gallerias each gallery has a clear height of  12 meter , and there is a sky light at the ceiling of each gallery ( not allowed to add sprinkler system at ceiling ) so i will use sidewall sprinkler , my question is that the gallery is about… (Show more)
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The Public Education seemed to be the best forum available for this topic so if it should be in a different one, let me know how to move it over.   Our community is looking into making biochar out of the wildfire debris as we become a Firewise Community. We live in California, so Air Quality is heavily regulated here and I will have to find out… (Show more)
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I am doing a few "lessons" with the local daycares for their summer camps. I live in a very small town so there are not too many kids at these daycares. I am limited to around a 15-20 minute walk through of the apparatus and whatever else I can get in in that time frame. Any ideas on how to get the best lesson across in this amount of time?
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Hello, I am researching on the best standard to use for providing a best practice for conducting live burn demonstrations, or educational demonstrations. It's not a training burn so 1403 tends to have way too much redundancy as no one ever goes "interior." I'm not sure it was in the intent of 160 to include fire serviced based public education… (Show more)
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With more than 50 events occurring in 25 states and Canadian provinces, Home Fire Sprinkler Day has been deemed a success. This project initiated by NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition tasked safety advocates with taking action showcasing the power and performance of this technology. Whether hosting a… (Show more)
Rain may have been in the forecast for many parts of North America on Saturday, May 19. However, it did not dampen efforts to finally give home fire sprinklers the widespread attention this technology deserves.    More than 50 events in 25 U.S. states and Canadian provinces took place on or around North America's first Home Fire Sprinkler… (Show more)
Whether or not you're hosting or attending one of the many events on Home Fire Sprinkler Day, here's a simple way of getting the media's attention: write a letter to the editor.   NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition have developed a free template you can use. If you're hosting a sprinkler event in your area, the… (Show more)
Id like to clarify what fire rating should be applied to entry doors into suites / rooms. The hotel suites open onto a corridor which forms part of the egress route. Our egress route has a fire rating of 60min. Can the doors be FD30, or do they need to have a higher rating such as 45min or 60min? 
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A new survey by the American Red Cross has unveiled disturbing misconceptions about home fires. Read the findings from this survey in the latest edition of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter. There are also stories on:    six ways you can take action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day on May 19 the Trump Tower fire and how a fire death in its… (Show more)
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