Today is the 98th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston- the bizarre tale of a deadly wave of molasses that decimated a Boston neighborhood, and prompted nationwide construction safeguards.
As America's opiate problem explodes, the nation's fire service finds itself on the front lines of a full-fledged public health crisis. As responders' resources are stretched and as opioid-related deaths climb, fire officials are faced with tough challenges: How much should the fire service be expected to do? And is there a better way to do it? Read our new NFPA Journal feature, "Chasing a... View details ⇨
In cooperation with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, NFPA has produced a new video underscoring the painful aftermath of home fires. Burn care specialists detail the frequency of home fire injuries and painstaking recovery of burn survivors. Watch the full video here: [ Youtube.com Link ]