Posts Tagged ‘fire’

This fire in an abandoned convent in Massueville, Quebec, Canada was so aggressive that firefighters focused their efforts on saving an adjacent church.

Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures

What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire... [...]

SFPE and Bentley Systems Announce Memorial Grant

The purpose of the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant is to integrate information modeling as a means of improving infrastructure safety and first responder... [...]

Best Practices For Fire Readiness

In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.... [...]

Survey Finds Americans Typically Misjudge Fire Safety Risks

Survey reveals that 70% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in a commercial high rise building, and another 24% feel no difference in their... [...]

Remembering The Rhythm Night Club Fire

The April 23, 1940 fire in Natchez, MS remains the second deadliest night club fire in U.S.... [...]

Protecting Elderly Populations In A Fire

In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Americans correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup Dolls

In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a... [...]

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10

This weeklong observance was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in... [...]

Americans Rank Building Security as #1 Feature

The results of this survey revealed 28% of Americans feel security is the most important feature, while 12% of respondents indicated that fire safety is the most important aspect of a building's... [...]