Landmark High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes, Elevator Use
When responding to fires in high-rise buildings, firefighting crews of five or six members-instead of three or four-are significantly faster in putting out fires and completing search-and-rescue operations, concludes a major new study* carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with five other organizations.
New Partnership Aims to Ensure Everyone Goes Home®
Firefighters across Iowa now have more access to Everyone Goes Home® programs and training thanks to a new partnership between the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau (FSTB).
Celebrating 100 Years With a Seal of Excellence
For the members of the Raleigh Fire Department, celebrating 100 years of service to the community was reason enough to don formal attire and attend the Fireman’s Ball.
NFPA Issues Safety Alert On SCBA Facepiece Lenses
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today issued a safety alert on Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) facepiece lenses.