Whether it’s your first semester or final year, living on campus turns the dorm into a second home. That comfortable environment should always be a place where everyone feels safe in their surroundings. An important part of that sense of security comes from being prepared for emergencies, but how well do you know the ins and outs of dorm room fire…(Show moreShow less)
In case you missed it, NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative hosted a live webcast featuring three members of its Faces of Fire Campaign. Launched in 2010, the campaign humanizes the horrors, loss, and resiliency of people impacted by home fires and underscores how home fire sprinklers play a part in reducing fire deaths and injuries. Please watch…(Show moreShow less)
As per the manufacturer, they have gone down the road many times with UL and NFPA to get approvals, and all parties have concluded that Elide Fire Ball does not fall into any existing category. Therefore no approval is required.
The attached NFPA Poster for Fire Prevention Week 2016 states we should replace smoke alarms every 10 years. That's assuming everyone has a 10-year smoke alarm, is it not? Maybe I'm the only one with a couple of smoke alarms with far less life expectancy. Are ALL smoke alarms sold in the marketplace right now good for 10 years? If there are…(Show moreShow less)
Here's an article I recently had published by Firehouse Magazine in which I offer a rebuttal to the common perception of all firefighters as heroes: Firefighters and Heroes; Firefighter News | Firehouse
Hello, My question is related to Table 184.108.40.206 Maximum Submergence Time for High-Expansion Foam Measured from Start of Foam Discharge in Minutes (NFPA 11): There are two columns (sprinklered and not sprinklered) for each Construction Type. What is a sprinkler system definition and according to what standard it should be designed? How does it…(Show moreShow less)