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Bus crash in Germany leaves 18 dead, calls into question fire safety measures

A tour bus carrying 48 seniors from Saxony collided with a tractor trailer Monday, igniting a fire that would kill 18 passengers.  While the response to the blaze was hampered by rubberneckers on both sides of the Autobahn, experts remain at odds as to why the flames consumed the vehicle so quickly. Süddeutsche Zeitung […]

CFPA-EU looks at new tech to prevent job site fires

CFPA-EU recently looked at mobile detection systems designed to mitigate the ever-present threat of fires on construction sites.  The technology, currently used in the UK, has begun to migrate throughout the continent and hopefully will bolster the safety efforts on job sites around Europe.  Read more at the CFPA-EU blog.

CFPA-I mentioned in AP story concerning Grenfell Tower

The Associated Press have cited the recent CFPA-I statement in a June 27th article on the global fire safety problems underscored by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.  The article states, “The Confederation of Fire Protection Associations International issued a broad warning after the Grenfell Tower fire that says those who design and build structures should […]

Know Your Enemy: Data Analytics in the Fire Service

Nathaniel Lin, Chief Data Scientist in NFPA’s nascent Data and Analytics Department, recently joined Vishal Kumar of the Future of Data podcast to discuss his ongoing research.  Watch the podcast here to learn more about Dr. Lin, and the tools he is building to help the first responder and enforcement communities the world over.

NFPA President reflects on Grenfell Tower, and the global fire problem

NFPA President Jim Pauley recently shared his thoughts on the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and the implications of the recent surge in significant fire events.  Mr. Pauley reflects on the continued need to support up to date codes, competent enforcement, professional education, and public awareness in combating today’s fire danger.  His blog echoes many of […]

CFPA-I Board Member Jon O’Neill Receives OBE

Jon O’Neill, director of The Fire Protection Association and CFPA-I Board Member, was recently awarded an OBE by the Queen of the United Kingdom for his contributions and dedication to improving fire safety in the UK and abroad.  Mr. O’Neill downplays this prestigious honor in a recent interview with the Worcester News, instead concentrating […]

Insurance group endorses CFPA-E guideline

News Release
Contact:
Robert McDonald, Administrator, CFPA-I
CFPA-I Secretariat: +1-617-984-7714
cfpa-i@nfpa.org
June 2017 […]

NFPA signs MOU with Korean Fire Institute

News Release
Contact:
Robert McDonald, Administrator, CFPA-I
CFPA-I Secretariat: +1-617-984-7714
cfpa-i@nfpa.org
June 2017 […]

CFPA-I Granted Roster Consultive Status to ECOSOC NGO Branch

News Release
Contact:
Robert McDonald, Administrator, CFPA-I
CFPA-I Secretariat: +1-617-984-7238
cfpa-i@nfpa.org
July 2010 […]

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