High-rise buildings have garnered significant attention in the fire safety world over the years. Because of the nature of high-rise buildings, a great number of people have to travel great vertical distances on the stairs to evacuate in an emergency.
NFPA believes that children should not be trained how to operate portable fire extinguishers. Teaching children to use portable fire extinguishers runs counter to NFPA messaging to get out and stay out if there is a fire. Furthermore, children may not
For the past 13 years, Community Risk Reduction Specialist – Tiffany Bradbury has had fun using art to motivate local school-age kids in Roanoke, VA to think creatively about fire safety. 13 schools participated this year and winners ranged from
Moving to an assisted living facility was not the end of a chapter for retired Raleigh Fire Marshal BT Fowler. The transition provided him with a whole new audience for his older adult fire and life safety presentations. Years ago, before NFPA introduced
On Sunday afternoon I was in a meeting at my church, rehearsing for a skit I’ll appear in at an upcoming Thanksgiving-themed service. Before we finished the second read-through, we were interrupted by the shrill sound of the building’s fire