To help communities prepare for and reduce their risk of wildfire damage, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), with generous funding and support provided by State Farm®, has launched the Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire campaign aimed at residents and fire departments in an effort to keep wildfire safety top of mind for people living in the nation’s highest risk areas.
The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), announced the 19th annual Suppression, Detection and Signaling Symposium (SupDet 2015) will be held March 3-6, 2015 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) crowned Paul Holum from Elk River, Minn., as the NEC Challenge champion and winner of a $5,000 grand prize. The NEC Challenge is an annual, interactive competition that invites electrical professionals across the country to put their National Electrical Code® (NEC®) knowledge to the test.
Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S. and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. Nearly 45 million homes abut or intermingle with grasslands, forests and wildlands, and more than 72,000 U.S. communities are threatened by fire.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors has appointed two new members to the NFPA Standards Council: Patricia A. Gleason of Mclean, Va., and Gary S. Keith of Norwood, Mass. Gleason and Keith are serving three-year terms effective Jan. 1, 2015.