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Every year on this day, I am overwhelmed with a sense of sadness that almost seems as raw as it did on that beautiful September morn in 2001. Tears flow. Memories flood. And I wonder, what have we learned in the aftermath of 9/11?   Nineteen years
Posted: September 14, 2020, 1:59 pm
While water is often the ideal medium for fire suppression based on availability, price, and effectiveness, there are certain buildings, contents, and equipment that building owners want to protect from exposure to water. This is
Posted: September 11, 2020, 12:00 pm
According to research from NFPA, an estimated 4,200 home structure fires and an average of 40 deaths result annually when natural gas is ignited.   The devastating outcome of a combustible gas leak within a residence was on full display recently
Posted: September 10, 2020, 6:49 pm
The way people work and learn has changed considerably in recent years, and particularly, in the months since COVID-19 took hold in the United States. NFPA has been following this trend for years and mobilizing to meet distance learning demands in a
Posted: August 26, 2020, 7:35 pm
  NFPA LiNK, a new digital content on demand platform, was introduced during a virtual product reveal today. NFPA LiNK is designed to deliver intuitive, seamless, code-based information to those responsible for building, electrical and life
Posted: August 19, 2020, 5:16 pm
So, your building has a smoke detector in it and you are wondering what is required as far as inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) to ensure that it is kept in working order to keep the occupants safe and protect your property.  Lets spend a
Posted: August 17, 2020, 1:44 pm
  Yesterday morning, an explosion, most likely involving natural gas, ripped through three rowhouses in northwest Baltimore, leaving two dead and seven more transported to hospitals. The blast occurred on the 4-year anniversary of another Maryland
Posted: August 11, 2020, 10:28 pm
The First Draft Reports for 11 of the NFPA Emergency Response and Responder Safety (ERRS) Standards in a custom Annual 2021 revision schedule are available. Review the First Draft Reports for use as background in the submission of public comments.  
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:28 pm
The Second Draft Reports for NFPA Standards in the Fall 2020 revision cycle are available with a deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) of August 27, 2020.   These proposed NFPA Standards with Second Draft Reports in the
Posted: August 3, 2020, 3:00 pm
A question that we receive from time to time involves the location of fire alarm control units (FACU). This question typically comes in as someone asking if NFPA 72, Fire Alarm and Signaling Code specifies the location of where these need to be
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:00 pm