Fire Prevention and Education

USFA: Civilian Fire Fatalities in Residential Structures

07/25/2017

Bedrooms were the leading specific location where fatalities occurred.

Alternative Technology

07/19/2017

Jim Crawford looks at water mist fire sprinkler systems.

Quality Vs. Frequency

06/23/2017

Jim Crawford looks at the challenges of fire code compliance inspections.

Smoke Alarm Confusion

05/31/2017

Jim Crawford looks at strategies for reducing consumer confusion about smoke alarms.

Annoying the Neighbors, Family & Friends

04/03/2017

Commentary following the deaths of five children in a house fire

Reporting Success

04/01/2017

Jim Crawford looks at the value of fire incident reporting.

The "E's"

03/28/2017

Jim Crawford looks at an integrated approach to CRR.

Fire Prediction: Making Sense of Big Data

03/10/2017

FireRescue Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Erich Roden shares an article to help us move beyond simply collecting data.

Where's the Party?

02/17/2017

Brandon Siebert looks at how many fire service organizations are failing to integrate special events into their risk assessments.  

A Tale of Two Fires

02/10/2017

Robert J. Ross looks at portable fire extinguishers and the need to incorporate them in to community risk reduction strategies.  

Collaborative Community Risk Reduction

02/10/2017

Jim Crawford shares the story of a Tucson (AZ) assistant chief who is working to incorporate the community in community risk reduction.

Hero to Guardian

01/24/2017

Jim Crawford shares the story of one community servant who found value beyond "the save."

Is Big Data Analytics The Secret To Successful Fire Fighting?

01/13/2017 Fire services, like most other public bodies, are awash with data. This data comes from sensors on equipment and fire engines and should be collected, integrated and used more effectively to give fire fighters (and the public) the information they need in real time.

Alabama Fire Prevention

12/21/2016

State chiefs work to reduce fire risk and deaths

Oakland Tragedy Highlights Knowing Ways Out

12/05/2016

Valuable message and resources from Campus Fire Watch that everyone needs to know and share.

Sound Off

11/28/2016

Jim Crawford looks at a grade school prevention program called "Sound Off," which specializes in smoke alarm homework assignments.

MGM Grand Hotel Fire Anniversary

11/21/2016

Read the reports on what led up to this deadly fire and how firefighters responded

Rental Property

10/07/2016

Jim Crawford looks at the challenges for prevention programs in rental properties.

Smoke Alarms

09/01/2016

Jim Crawford looks at smoke alarm issues, highlighting problems with nuisance alarms and discussing photoelectric and multicriteria alarms as solutions.

ICRR

08/01/2016 Jim Crawford looks at the efforts of Rochester, NY, to move forward with CRR efforts and concepts despite tough economic times.

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Volume 12, Issue 7

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