Oxygen-rich hyperbaric chambers are touted for their healing powers, but as potential fire hazards, they are also potentially deadly.

NFPA Journal - The Air in There, Jan Feb 2017

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Listen to Casey Grant discuss smart firefighting on Fire Engineering Talk Radio: [ Ow.ly Link ]
At least 30 firefighters feared dead in #Tehran hi-rise building collapse:

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Bob Vila gets it: home fire sprinklers are the "single best way to fire-proof your home"

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Be sure to shovel out around hydrants to help emergency responders this winter:

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Register for our free webinar on the findings from the 4th Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service report on Wednesday the 18th at 12:30pm EST:

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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.

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December, January & February are the peak months for heating fires. Stay safe:
In 2015, California's Valley Fire was the country's biggest large-loss fire; the 9th year of the last 10 that a wildfire topped the list:

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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...
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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 ]
Live with your parents, and your children? NFPA and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission create new toolkit to increase fire safety for multigenerational households:

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Answering the call: NFPA and its partners give free overview of home fire sprinklers to building inspectors:

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Latest installment of 2017 #NEC changes video series addresses special occupancies, conditions and equipment. Watch the preview below and see the full video at: [ Ow.ly Link ]
NFPA 1300 can help fire and emergency services demonstrate that community risk reduction works. Here's how:

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Promptly dispose of Christmas trees after the holiday season: Nearly 40% of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occur in January!

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NFPA 1: #FireCodefridays in 2016, a year in review:

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Fatality in a water tank reminds us about importance of confined space safety procedures:

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NFPA 1300 can help fire and emergency services demonstrate that community risk reduction works:

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