• Get valuable training on how to help homes survive wildfires - register for the Denver class now!

    Register now for NFPA's Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire two-day training in Denver scheduled for October 4-5. This class will provide valuable skills and knowledge to help you in your wildfire saf...
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  • Fire Protection Industry Information

    I'm looking for details about the industry and was hoping someone could give me some direction. I'm looking to understand how many fire inspection companies exist in North America? What those companies represent in do...
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  • Wildfire safety messages now included in national reference guide

    For many years, NFPA has convened an Educational Messages Advisory Committee to develop consistent fire and life safety messages for the general public on a wide variety of topics. The newly revised 2018 edition of th...
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  • Fire & Alarm Inspectors Opportunity

    Cennox is a nationwide corporation looking for a  Commercial Systems Inspector.   Part- Time in the Cleveland,OH; North Dayton, OH;  Full- Time in Richmond, VA;  Norfolk, VA; St. Louis, MO 
    created by michelle.dyer
  • Swarms of people attend open house of a home devastated by fire

    The line snaked past the gutted home and into the street. Seeing is believing, and about 800 eager New Zealand residents saw an eyeful when they finally made their way past the home's front door. There were charred re...
    created by freddurso
  • From bad to worse: U.S. wildfires continue to break hearts, records

    It's been less than a year since California's "worst wildfires" and wildland firefighters, fire agencies, and safety advocates are all experiencing a major case of deja vu. As someone who has written...
    created by michelesteinberg
  • Quick and Impactful Lesson

    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 appara...
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  • Wall to wall joint vs Wall to ceiling joint

    What would be more critical a fire rated wall to ceiling joint or a wall to wall joint? I would think it's the fire rated wall to ceiling joint since heat travels up and would concentrate in the upper area.
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  • fire protection for museum

    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 ea...
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  • Biochar for soil regeneration?

    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 wi...
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  • Best standard for live burn demonstrations

    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 red...
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  • View NFPA's photo gallery of Home Fire Sprinkler Day activities

    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 Co...
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  • The U.S. and Canada unite during first Home Fire Sprinkler Day to showcase power of this life-saving technology

    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 deserv...
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  • Use our free template and craft your own letter to the editor about Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    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 Init...
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  • Fire Rating of Hotel Suite Doors

    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 60m...
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  • New home fire survey spotlighted in latest edition of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

    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 s...
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  • As Home Fire Sprinkler Day nears, let NFPA and others know where your event is taking place

    Planning an event for Home Fire Sprinkler Day on Saturday, May 19? Let us know what you're up to.   Please take a few seconds and place your activity on our event map. Taking this simple step will let ...
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  • How far along are we in the world of fire alarm system and security system integration?

    Today’s Daily Dispatch featured an op-ed by our president Jim Pauley, addressing concerns and questions around how to best protect occupants in the event of an active shooter incident or other hostile event...
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  • Here are six ideas for taking action on Home Fire Sprinkler Day

    Unsure how to join the many safety advocates taking action during North America's first Home Fire Sprinkler Day? Don't fret. Whether planning a citywide event or simply alerting your social media contacts about t...
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